Medieval Art: A Topical Dictionary, 1st Edition

  • Leslie Ross
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  • ISBN-10: 0313033161
  • ISBN-13: 9780313033162
  • DDC: 709.02
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 292 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 1996 | Published/Released December 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 1996

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Overview

This dictionary focuses on the medieval period and the distinctive ways in which the subjects and symbols referenced in the work evolved and developed during the Middle Ages. It provides an overview of the evolution, development, popularity, and transformations that took place in medieval artistic iconography.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Abbreviations.
1: Aaron.
2: Abraham.
3: Absalom.
4: Acheiropoieta.
5: Active Life.
6: Adalbert of Prague, Saint.
7: Adam and Eve.
8: Adoration of the Magi.
9: Aelfric.
10: Agatha, Saint.
11: Agnes, Saint.
12: Agnus Dei.
13: Agony in the Garden.
14: Ahasuerus.
15: Alban, Saint.
16: Alexander the Great.
17: Alexis, Saint.
18: Alfonso X (the Wise).
19: All Saints.
20: Amand, Saint.
21: Ambrose, Saint.
22: Amphibalus, Saint.
23: Anastasis.
24: Ancestors of Christ.
25: Ancient of Days.
26: Andachtsbilder.
27: Andrew, Saint.
28: Angels.
29: Animals, Symbolism of.
30: Anne, Saint.
31: Annunciation to Mary.
32: Annunciation to the Shepherds.
33: Anselm, Saint.
34: Anthony, Saint.
35: Anthony of Padua, Saint.
36: Apocalypse.
37: Apocrypha.
38: Apollonia, Saint.
39: Apostles.
40: Apotheosis.
41: Aratus.
42: Aristotle.
43: Aristotle and Campaspe (Or Phyllis).
44: Ark of the Covenant.
45: Arma Christi.
46: Arrest of Christ.
47: Ars Moriendi.
48: Arthurian Legends.
49: Ascension.
50: Assumption.
51: Aubin, Saint.
52: Augustine of Canterbury, Saint.
53: Augustine of Hippo, Saint.
54: Author.
55: Balaam.
56: Baptism.
57: Barbara, Saint.
58: Bartholomaeus Anglicus.
59: Bartholomew, Saint.
60: Basil, Saint.
61: Bathsheba.
62: Bavo, Saint.
63: Beatitudes of the Soul.
64: Beatus of Liebana.
65: Belshazzar.
66: Benedict, Saint.
67: Benediction.
68: Bernard of Clairvaux, Saint.
69: Bertin, Saint.
70: Betrayal of Christ.
71: Bibbie Atlantiche.
72: Bible Historiale.
73: Bible Moralisee.
74: Biblia Pauperum.
75: Birds, Symbolism of.
76: Blachernitissa.
77: Blaise, Saint.
78: Boccaccio, Giovanni.
79: Boethius.
80: Bonaventura, Saint.
81: Boniface, Saint.
82: Caiaphas.
83: Cain and Abel.
84: Calling of Peter and Andrew.
85: Calvary.
86: Capella, Martianus.
87: Carmina Figurata.
88: Carpet Page.
89: Catherine of Alexandria, Saint.
90: Catherine of Siena, Saint.
91: Cecilia, Saint.
92: Cephalophors.
93: Chanson de Roland.
94: Charlemagne.
95: Chaucer, Geoffrey.
96: Chi-Rho.
97: Christ, Jesus, Life and Passion of.
98: Christine de Pisan.
99: Christopher, Saint.
100: Church.
101: Cicero.
102: Circumcision.
103: City of God.
104: Clare, Saint.
105: Cleansing of the Temple.
106: Clement, Saint.
107: Communion of the Apostles.
108: Constantine.
109: Contemplative Life.
110: Coronation of the Virgin.
111: Corpus Christi.
112: Cosmas and Damian, Saints.
113: Cosmas Indicopleustes.
114: Creation.
115: Cross.
116: Crossing of the Red Sea.
117: Crowning with Thorns.
118: Crucifixion.
119: Cuthbert, Saint.
120: Cyril and Methodias, Saints.
121: Dance of Death.
122: Daniel.
123: Dante Alighieri.
124: David.
125: Death.
126: Decollation.
127: Deesis.
128: Deluge.
129: Demetrius, Saint.
130: Demons.
131: Denis, Saint.
132: Deposition.
133: Devil.
134: Dioscurides.
135: Dispute in the Temple.
136: Dives and Lazarus.
137: Doctors of the Church.
138: Dominic, Saint.
139: Dormition.
140: Dorothea, Saint.
141: Ecce Homo.
142: Ecclesia.
143: Edmund, Saint.
144: Education of the Virgin.
145: Edward the Confessor, Saint.
146: Eleousa.
147: Eligius, Saint.
148: Elijah.
149: Elisha.
150: Elizabeth, Saint.
151: Enoch.
152: Entombment.
153: Entry into Jerusalem.
154: Ephraim.
155: Erasmus, Saint.
156: Esau.
157: Esther.
158: Euclid.
159: Eulalia, Saint.
160: Eustace, Saint.
161: Exaltation of the Cross.
162: Exorcism.
163: Ezekiel.
164: Ezra.
165: Fall of the Rebel Angels.
166: Fall of Simon Magus.
167: Fathers of the Church.
168: Feast of Herod.
169: Fiery Furnace.
170: Fish, Symbolism of.
171: Five Senses.
172: Flagellation.
173: Flight into Egypt.
174: Florus of Lyons.
175: Flowers and Plants, Symbolism of.
176: Fool.
177: Forty Martyrs of Sebaste.
178: Fountain of Life.
179: Four Elements.
180: Four Evangelists.
181: Four Humors.
182: Four Seasons.
183: Four Winds.
184: Fourteen Holy Helpers.
185: Foy, Saint.
186: Francis of Assisi, Saint.
187: Frere Lorens.
188: Fruit and Trees, Symbolism of.
189: Gabriel, Saint.
190: Garden of Eden.
191: Gathering of the Manna.