Browse College of Fine and Applied Arts by Contributor "Hedeman, Anne D."
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(2015-06-25)This study examines the architectural patronage of the Komnenodoukai in Epiros and the Grand Komnenoi in Trebizond during the thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries. The main focus is on churches and monasteries ...
Gender and dynastic sanctity in late fifteenth-century France: Le livre des faiz monseigneur Saint Loys (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS fr. 2829) (2013-02-03)Saint Louis, or King Louis IX of France, served as a legitimizing figure for French royal dynasties during the centuries after his death in 1270. The idea of a holy lineage or beata stirps, in which sanctity was transmitted ...
(2014-01-16)The following study analyzes the conception and reception of the illuminated volumes of the crusade history the "Livre d’Eracles" (hereafter "Eracles") as it was conceived and collected in the fifteenth-century court of ...
(2007)My focus on the relationship between representations of Jews and the people who made and used these representations fills a significant gap in existing scholarship. My definition of the visual community, as constructed by ...
(2011-01-21)Broadly defining crusading as both a physical act and a spiritual goal, this is a diachronic study of the impact of the crusade movement and devotion to the holy city of Jerusalem on English visual culture, religious ...
(2011-08-25)Saint Thomas Becket was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral in December of 1170. In life, many of his actions did not fit tightly conceived notions of sainthood, and several members of the English nobility and clergy probably ...
(2012-02-06)In the late Middle Ages, pilgrims travelling to popular holy shrines often purchased small, inexpensive metal badges to commemorate their visit. While these souvenirs were frequently worn on one’s clothing, hat, or bag, ...
Reading Romances: The Production and Reception of French Gothic Ivories in the Context of Late Medieval Literary Practices (2000)French Gothic secular ivories from the fourteenth century have carved on their external sides scenes from medieval imaginative literature (romances of Arthur etc.), and are one of the few media displaying such pictures to ...
Valois court politics in the time of Jean of Berry and the Collins Cité de Dieu: PMA Collins 1945-65-1 (2012-02-01)At the turn of the fifteenth-century, the Valois court was rife with contention and intrigue. A vocal pro-reform movement had publically exposed corruption and mismanagement at the highest levels of the court hierarchy and ...
(2007)Visual images representing the medieval University of Paris and its sub-groups (i.e., colleges, faculties, and 'nations') survive in a range of media, including painted miniatures, seals, and sculpture. The majority of ...