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Ethiopia: The Living Churches of an Ancient Kingdom
By The American University in Cairo Press
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mpn: 9774168437, ean: 9789774168437, isbn: 9774168437,

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A lavishly illustrated photographic journey through the history and traditions of the ancient churches of Ethiopia. The ancient Aksumite Kingdom, now a part of Ethiopia, was among the first in the world to adopt Christianity as the official state religion. In AD 340 King Ezana commissioned the construction of the imposing basilica of St. Mary of Tsion. It was here, the Ethiopians say, that Menelik, son of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba, brought the Ark of the Covenant containing the Ten Com

Mary of Mercy in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Art: Devotional image and civic emblem
By Routledge
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ean: 9781472476500, isbn: 1472476506,

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Mater Misericordiae―Mother of Mercy―emerged as one of the most prolific subjects in central Italian art from the late thirteenth through the sixteenth centuries. With iconographic origins in Marian cult relics brought from Palestine to Constantinople in the fifth century, the amalgam of attributes coalesced in Armenian Cilicia then morphed as it spread to Cyprus. An early concept of Mary of Mercy―the Virgin standing with outstretched arms and a wide mantle under which kneel or stand devote

Beloved: A View of One of the South's Oldest Jewish Cemeteries as Photographed by Murray Riss
By Susan Schadt Press
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ean: 9781733634137, isbn: 1733634134,

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Early rabbis referred to a cemetery as a house of the living. Beloved promises to show you why. Since its creation 173 years ago by one of Memphis, Tennessee’s earliest Jewish settlers, the Temple Israel Cemetery has become a permanent place of beauty. It serves as an everlasting tribute to the history of the Memphis Jewish community, and it stands as a testament to the love of memory no matter where you live or where your loved ones rest. Through the keen and artistic eye of photographer Murr

By Inner Traditions
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mpn: 9780892818518, ean: 9780892818518, isbn: 0892818514,

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Ten years of visionary artwork from a rare artist embraced by critics, spiritual leaders, and the general public during his lifetime. * Includes essays on Grey's work by the renowned art critic Donald Kuspit and by Stephen Larsen, author of Fire in the Mind: The Authorized Biography of Joseph Campbell. * The long-awaited follow-up to Sacred Mirrors. Every once in a great while an artist emerges who does more than simply reflect the social trends of the time. These artists are able to transcen

Saints, Sinners, and Sisters: Gender and Northern Art in Medieval and Early Modern Europe
By Routledge
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ean: 9780754605898, isbn: 0754605892,

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A collection of original essays, Saints, Sinners, and Sisters showcases the diverse questions currently being asked by gender scholars dealing with French, Netherlandish and German art from the medieval and early modern periods. Moving beyond the reclamation of personalities and oeuvres of 'lost' female artists, the contributors pose questions about gender and sex within specific historical contexts, addressing such issues as intended audience, use of the object, and patronage. These avenues of

Painted Prayers: The Book of Hours in Medieval and Renaissance Art
By Brand: George Braziller
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Featured here are some of the finest examples of illuminated pages from medieval and Renaissance Books of Hours. A ''bestseller'' for three hundred years, the Book of Hours was a devotional work that almost everyone owned and virtually knew by heart. The 107 glorious illuminations included in this volume are from The Pierpont Morgan Library's collection, one of the world's richest collections of the hand-painted book. Roger Wieck's comprehensive text explores two key elements of Books of Hours:

The Gutenberg Bible of 1454
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mpn: 978-3-8365-6221-8, ean: 9783836562218, isbn: 3836562219,

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The Book That Changed the World A complete reprint of the revolutionary Gutenberg Bible The printing press has been called the greatest invention of the second millennium. Published in Mainz around 1454, the Gutenberg Bible was the first major Western publication to be printed with movable metal type, ushering in a whole new age of knowledge distribution through mass-produced books. Before Gutenberg, woodcut printing and early forms of movable type printing had been mastered in Asia, but had yet

The Meaning of Icons (English and German Edition)
By Brand: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press
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ean: 9780913836996, isbn: 0913836990,

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Includes 160 pages of text with drawings, 13 black and white and 51 full color plates. It is linen-cloth and paper bound. In the last decades the art of icons has gained increased attention. Once icons were passed over by the art critics, or at most classified as popular art, although painters such as Matisse or Picasso went to Russia especially for the sake of studying this art. Most recently many books have been published on icon painting. Yet the present work is the first of its kind to give

Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination
By Metropolitan Museum of Art
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mpn: 50126787, ean: 9781588396457, isbn: 1588396452,

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A brilliant exploration of fashion’s complex engagement with the great art and artifacts of Catholic faith and practice Since antiquity, religious beliefs and practices have inspired many of the masterworks of art. These works of art have, in turn, fueled the imagination of fashion designers in the 20th and 21st centuries, yielding some of the most innovative creations in costume history. Connecting significant religious art and artifacts to their sartorial expressions, Heavenly Bodies: Fashio

Sistine Chapel (English and Italian Edition)
By Scripta Maneant Editori
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ean: 9788895847436, isbn: 8895847431,

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•Presents new photography of the Sistine Chapel, one of the most-visited places in the world The images in this volume are the result of the photo shoot carried out in the Sistine Chapel between December 2015 and January 2016. New technologies have made it possible to achieve spectacular results, ensuring a more faithful and accurate reproduction of the Sistine masterpieces. The use of innovative Gigapixel technology has allowed achievements in life-size reproductions of the frescoes and an un

Temples of Gold: Seven Centuries of Thai Buddhist Paintings (River Books)
By Thames & Hudson
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Geïllustreerd / Illustrated / Illustré / Illustriert / 9780500975961 / / Engels / English / Anglais / Englisch / hard cover / dust jacket / 28 x 34 cm / 263 .pp /

Ghent Altarpiece: Art, History, Science and Religion
By Cannibal Publishing
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ean: 9789492677976, isbn: 9492677970,

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•Interdisciplinary approach to a major work in art history, offering new insights•Lavishly illustrated•Includes details that have come to light using state-of-the-art techniques during the restoration and conservation project that are not always visible to the naked eye The Ghent Altarpiece or the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, by the Van Eyck brothers (1432), is recognized worldwide as a great work of art, and one of the most influential paintings ever made. It was the world's first major

Painting the Bible: Representation and Belief in Mid-Victorian Britain (British Art and Visual Culture since 1750 New Readings)
By Routledge
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ean: 9780754630746, isbn: 0754630749,

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Painting the Bible is the first book to investigate the transformations that religious painting underwent in mid-Victorian England. It charts the emergence of a Protestant realist painting in a period of increasing doubt, scientific discovery and biblical criticism. The book analyzes the position of religious painting in academic discourse and assesses the important role Pre-Raphaelite work played in redefining painting for mid-Victorian audiences. This original study brings together a wide rang

Art, Gender and Religious Devotion in Grand Ducal Tuscany (Women and Gender in the Early Modern World)
By Routledge
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ean: 9781409400790, isbn: 1409400794,

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Art, Gender and Religious Devotion in Grand Ducal Tuscany focuses on the intersection of the visual and the sacred at the Medici court of the later sixteenth to early seventeenth centuries in relation to issues of gender. Through a series of case studies carefully chosen to highlight key roles and key interventions of Medici women, this book embraces the diversity of their activities, from their public appearances at the centre of processionals such as the bridal entrata, to the commissioning an

Meditations on Vatican Art
By Brand: Liguori Publications
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780764824104, isbn: 9780764824104,

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Meditations on Vatican Art allows you to deepen your relationship with God as you reflect on art from the Vatican collections and pray the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises. Fr. Mark Haydu, International Coordinator of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums, serves as the spiritual guide for this exquisite collection of art, contemplation, and prayer. The book follows the four categories of the Ignatian Exercises: 1) Creation, 2) Sin, 3) Jesus Christ, and 4) Resurrection. Each day of prayer i

Medieval Art
By Brand: Westview Press
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mpn: 9780813341149, ean: 9780813341149, isbn: 9780813341149,

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This book teaches the reader how to look at medieval art–which aspects of architecture, sculpture, or painting are important and for what reasons. It includes the art and building of what is now Western Europe from the second to the fifteenth centuries.Used Book in Good Condition.

The Book of Miracles (Multilingual Edition)
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mpn: 47331884, ean: 9783836564144, isbn: 9783836564144,

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The Book of Miracles first surfaced only a few years ago and is one of the most spectacular discoveries in the field of Renaissance art. The near-complete illustrated manuscript, created in Augsburg around 1550, is composed of 169 pages of large-format illustrations in gouache and watercolor, depicting wondrous and often eerie phenomena.The mesmerizing images deal with both biblical and folkloric tales, depicting stories from the Old Testament and Book of Revelation as well as events that took p

Encountering the Spiritual in Contemporary Art
By Nelson Atkins
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ean: 9780300233650, isbn: 0300233655,

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An in-depth and current investigation of how the spiritual is manifestly present in contemporary art The spiritual is everywhere evident in contemporary art, and this publication fulfills a long-awaited need. Encountering the Spiritual in Contemporary Art addresses the subject in depth for the first time in over three decades. It significantly broadens the scope of previous studies to include new media and non-Western and Indigenous art (in addition to that of the West), presents art from diver

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