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Introduction To Manuscript Studies (08 Edition)
Introduction To Manuscript Studies (08 Edition)
by Raymond Clemens
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This volume commemorates the three-hundred-fiftieth anniversary of the birth of the Icelandic scholar and antiquarian and#193;rni Magnand#250;sson, who served as secretary of the Royal Archives and professor of Danish antiquities at the University of... (read more)

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The Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi
The Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi
by Gianfranco (edt) Malafarina
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Founded in 1228, the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi is the burial place of St. Francis and the mother church of the Franciscan order of monks. It is also a treasure house of art, decorated with monumental frescoes by some of the greatest painters of... (read more)

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Searching for Mary Magdalene: A Journey Through Art and Literature
Searching for Mary Magdalene: A Journey Through Art and Literature
by Jane Lahr
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Take a visual and literary journey through the history and the lore, the facts and the myth, that surround Mary Magdalene--the disciple, the sinner, the wiper of tears, the beloved. Illustrated with images from the worlds greatest artists like... (read more)

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In the Name of the Son: The Life of Jesus in Art, from the Nativity to the Passion
In the Name of the Son: The Life of Jesus in Art, from the Nativity to the Passion
by Vittorio Sgarbi
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Vittorio Sgarbi is an art critic, politician, and scholar. He was the minister of culture of Milan from 2006 to 2008, and has curated numerous exhibitions in Italy and abroad, including the Italian Pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennale in 2011.... (read more)

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Patron Saints: A Feast of Holy Cards
Patron Saints: A Feast of Holy Cards
by Barbara Calamari
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This wonderful new compilation of devotional art, brought to you by the authors of "Holy Cards," combines the collectible, portable charm of holy cards with the humanistic appeal of saints. From the thousands of Catholic saints, authors Barbara... (read more)

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The Tres Riches Heures of Jean, Duke of Berry (Leather-Bound, Slipcased)
The Tres Riches Heures of Jean, Duke of Berry (Leather-Bound, Slipcased)
by Jean Longon
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One of the miracles of art history. "The book is a work of astonishing beauty. Its yellowing vellum pages of handwritten text are exquisitely decorated with illuminated capitals and tiny brightly colored miniatures of religious subjects and scenes from... (read more)

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Descent
Descent
by Phaidon
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The Descent from the Cross, or Deposition, is the last act in the human drama of Christ's mission on Earth. The pathos of the scene has captured the imagination of artists from every age, and this book presents a chronological sequence of over 100... (read more)

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A Treasury of Anglican Art
A Treasury of Anglican Art
by James Simpson
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The first comprehensive book on the art and architecture of the Anglican (Episcopal) Church, will serve to many as an eye-opener that will dazzle and excite the senses and the mind. The Anglican Church has some of the greatest works of religious art in... (read more)

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Divine Mirrors: The Virgin Mary in the Visual Arts
Divine Mirrors: The Virgin Mary in the Visual Arts
by Melissa R Katz
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Through a unique and stunning collection of paintings, sculpture, rare books, and works on paper, Divine Mirrors examines the complex relationship between sacred imagery and secular identity in the art of the Madonna. This magnificent work--born from a... (read more)

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Crucifixion
Crucifixion
by Phaidon
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The tragic climax to the Gospel stories, the Crucifixion of Christ is the pivotal event of Christianity. In theological terms, it is God's sacrifice of Himself to redeem mankind; in human terms it is the ultimate tragedy and a hugely evocative symbol of... (read more)

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Icons or Portraits: Images of Jesus and Mary
Icons or Portraits: Images of Jesus and Mary
by Ena Heller
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Heller traces the artistic tradition of picturing Jesus and Mary, analyzing how incongraphic types gained acceptance over time.... (read more)

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Tres Riches Heures: Behind the Gothic Masterpiece (Pegasus Library)
Tres Riches Heures: Behind the Gothic Masterpiece (Pegasus Library)
by Lillian Schacherl
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This richly illustrated volume examines the history of the manuscript, its authors and its patron, and places them each within a detailed historical context.... (read more)

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Book of Kells (94 - Old Edition)
Book of Kells (94 - Old Edition)
by Bernard Meehan
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is a masterpiece of medieval art--a brilliantly decorated version of the four Gospels with full-page depictions of Christ, the Virgin and the Evangelists as well as a wealth of smaller decorative painting. The strange imagination displayed in the pages... (read more)

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The Lindisfarne Gospels
The Lindisfarne Gospels
by Janet Backhouse
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 93-94) and index.... (read more)

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Treasures of a Lost Art: Italian Manuscript Painting of the Middle Ages and Renaissance
Treasures of a Lost Art: Italian Manuscript Painting of the Middle Ages and Renaissance
by Pia Palladino
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This book presents one of the finest private collections of Italian manuscripts ever assembled after the First World War. Comparable only to the legendary Cini Collection in Venice, it was formed by Robert Lehman to complement his father's holdings of... (read more)

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The Book of Kells
The Book of Kells
by Blanche Cirker
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"Here you may see the face of majesty, divinely drawn, here the mystic symbols of the Evangelists. . . . You will make out intricacies, so delicate and subtle, so exact and compact, so full of knots and links, with colours so fresh and vivid, that you... (read more)

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The mystery of love :saints in art through the centuries
The mystery of love :saints in art through the centuries
by Wendy Beckett
About the Author
Sister Wendy Beckett is a Carmelite nun and the popular host of a variety of BBC television series, including Sister Wendy's Odyssey,Sister Wendy's Grand tour, and The Story of Painting. She is rapidly becoming familiar to American audiences through her... (read more)

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Art of the Creche: Nativities from Around the World
Art of the Creche: Nativities from Around the World
by James L Govan
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One of the most enduring and universal Christmas traditions is the crèche, or the Nativity scene: a representation of the story of Christs birth. This beautiful book reveals the worldwide appeal and custom of the crèche and the... (read more)

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The World of the Saints
The World of the Saints
by Norbert Wolf
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In the history of western art perhaps no commission was more important or challenging than the depiction of the saints. Popes, emperors, noblemen, and patricians sought the talents of the most revered artists of their time to adorn their churches... (read more)

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Christian Art: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Christian Art: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Beth Williamson
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This Very Short Introduction decodes the key themes, signs, and symbols found in Christian art: the Eucharist, the image of the Crucifixion, the Virgin Mary, the Saints, Old and New Testament narrative imagery, and iconography. It also explores the... (read more)

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