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Classical Revivals and “Pagan” Art

Alan Cameron

in The Last Pagans of Rome

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199747276
eISBN:
9780199866212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747276.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter examines evidence for a pagan reaction in the art as well as the literature of the late 4th century. It looks at the contorniates (bronze medallions produced in the city of Rome from the ... More


Illuminated History Books in the Anglo-Norman World, 1066-1272

Laura Cleaver

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198802624
eISBN:
9780191840920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802624.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

During the twelfth and thirteenth centuries texts about the recent and more distant past were produced in remarkable numbers in the lands controlled by the kings of England. This may be seen, in ... More


Visual Exegesis

Susan Gillingham

in A Journey of Two Psalms: The Reception of Psalms 1 and 2 in Jewish and Christian Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199652419
eISBN:
9780191766053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652419.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Chapter 7 discusses two periods of visual exegesis. The ninth to fifteenth centuries. Christian illumination sometimes illustrates these psalms together to create an extended Christian story (Utrecht ... More


Art, Politics, and Patronage: Illuminating the Renaissance Book

Oren Margolis

in The Politics of Culture in Quattrocento Europe: René of Anjou in Italy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198769323
eISBN:
9780191822384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769323.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Political History

This chapter shows how a series of illuminated books transmitted from Jacopo Antonio Marcello to René of Anjou bound René to Marcello and both to the artistic avant garde around Mantegna and the ... More


The Politics of Culture in Quattrocento Europe: René of Anjou in Italy

Oren Margolis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198769323
eISBN:
9780191822384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769323.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Political History

This book explores how René of Anjou, French prince and exiled king of Naples (1409–80) engaged his Italian network in a programme of cultural politics conducted with an eye towards a return to power ... More


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