ISBN-10:
0135734940
ISBN-13:
9780135734940
Pub. Date:
11/28/1988
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Medieval Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, 4th Thru 14th Century / Edition 1

Medieval Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, 4th Thru 14th Century / Edition 1

by James C. Snyder

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Overview

A study of the arts of the church from the early Christian basilica, the Byzantine domed churches, to the Gothic cathedral. Concentrates on the arts of Italy, Byzantium, Germany,and France from the 4th century to the late Gothic period. The main emphasis is on the continuities as well as the changes in traditions of architecture, narrative arts and iconic presentations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780135734940
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 11/28/1988
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

I. THE BEGINNINGS OF CHRISTIAN ART.

1. Peace and Refreshment in Life After Death.
2. Constantine and the Early Christian Basilica.
3. Ecclesia, Basilica, Civitas Dei-The Decoration of the Early Christian Church.
4. Churches in Other Capitals and in Centers in the East.
5. The Narrative Mode - The Illustrated Book and Other Picture Cycles.

II. BYZANTIUM.

6. Constantinople in the Age of Justinian.
7. Thessaloniki, Ravenna, and Mount Sinai.
8. Icons and Iconoclasm.
9. The Second Golden Age of Byzantine Art.
10. Byzantine Art in Italy.

III. THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES IN THE NORTH.

11. The North.
12. Ireland and England-Hiberno-Saxon Art.
13. Charlemagne: Renovation Imperii Romani.
14. Diffusion and Diversity in the Tenth Century.

IV. ROMANESQUE ART.

15. The Triumph of Latin Christendom.
16. The Pilgrimage Roads and Regional Styles.
17. Cluny and Burgundy.
18. Western and Southern France.
19. Italy in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries - A Return to the Golden Age.
20. Western Germany.

V. GOTHIC ART.

21. The Meaning of Gothic.
22. Gothic Art in France.
23. Opus Francigenum Abroad.
24. Gothic Painting and Related Arts in France.
25. Italy in the Later Middle Ages.
Notes.
Select Bibliography.
Chronological Charts.
Index.

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