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The Mystic Nativity: Botticelli and the Book of Revelation

Natasha O'Hear

in Contrasting Images of the Book of Revelation in Late Medieval and Early Modern Art: A Case Study in Visual Exegesis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199590100
eISBN:
9780191725678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590100.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter 4 focuses on another synchronic visualization of elements of the Book of Revelation: Botticelli's Mystic Nativity of 1500/1. Botticelli's possible links to Savonarola himself and particularly ... More


A Theology of Revelation through Culture

Jonathan Brant

in Paul Tillich and the Possibility of Revelation through Film

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639342
eISBN:
9780191738098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639342.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

This chapter develops the theoretical account revelation that will form the basis of the grounded account. In order to avoid a shallow misconstrual of Tillich’s complex theory an in-depth analysis is ... More


The Pervasive Influence

Gerard Passannante

in The Lucretian Renaissance: Philology and the Afterlife of Tradition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226648491
eISBN:
9780226648514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648514.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

When Aby Warburg first encountered Botticelli's Venus he discovered something like an illustrated history of ideas, her metaphysical undressing catching Warbug's imagination. His attention towards ... More


Warburg’s Renaissance and the Things in Between

Emily J. Levine

in Dreamland of Humanists: Warburg, Cassirer, Panofsky, and the Hamburg School

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226061689
eISBN:
9780226061719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226061719.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Influenced by Burckhardt and Nietzsche, Warburg promoted a radically new understanding of how the Renaissance inherited a more complex aesthetic heritage from classical antiquity. Yet in the spirit ... More


The Rebirth of Venus: The Homeric Hymns to Aphrodite and Poliziano’s Stanze

M. Elisabeth Schwab

in The Reception of the Homeric Hymns

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198728788
eISBN:
9780191795510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728788.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The paper explores Angelo Poliziano’s engagement with the Homeric Hymns in his Greek and Italian poetry, especially in his Stanze per la Giostra that he wrote just before the first printed edition of ... More


The Renaissance Joseph

William John Lyons

in Joseph of Arimathea: A Study in Reception History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199695911
eISBN:
9780191773754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695911.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion and Literature

This chapter examines representations of Joseph in the painting traditions of the European Renaissance. The discussion focuses on four examples: Simon Bening's Joseph of Arimathea Before Pilate ... More


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