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Variety: The Life of a Roman Concept

William Fitzgerald

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226299495
eISBN:
9780226299525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226299525.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book investigates the concept, value and poetics of variety, with a particular focus on the Roman concept of varietas and on Latin literature. It divides into two parts, the first belonging to ... More


Ad oculos: Ways of Seeing, Reading, and Collecting

Christopher D. Johnson

in Memory, Metaphor, and Aby Warburg's Atlas of Images

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477423
eISBN:
9780801464065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477423.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter engages Ernst Gombrich's essay “Icones symbolicae” and Michael Baxandall's interpretation of Leon Battista Alberti's debts to the rhetorical tradition to examine the iconology of ... More


The Lingua Franca

JOSQUIN’S ROME

in Josquin's Rome: Hearing and Composing in the Sistine Chapel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199844302
eISBN:
9780199979868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844302.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Josquin recedes into the background in this portion of the book, which describes the dynamic musical environment in which papal singer-composers produced many of their most dazzling creations. ... More


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