Text, Image, Message: Saints in Medieval Manuscript Illustrations

Title

Text, Image, Message: Saints in Medieval Manuscript Illustrations

Format

Book

Files

Description

Ross provides a broad survey of pictures and texts concerning saints, from the Early Christian through the late Gothic period. Both Western and Byzantine material is included. Beginning with the earliest pictures of and stories about saints, the book traces the evolution of hagiographic imagery primarily in manuscript contexts. Because of its cross-disciplinary nature, it will be of interest to audiences interested in Early Christian, Byzantine, and Western medieval culture: religion, society, politics, and art. No other book to date is organized similarly in providing detailed descriptions for the identification of medieval manuscripts with hagiographic texts and illustrations.

ISBN

978-0313290466

Publication Date

5-30-1994

Publisher

Praeger

City

Westport, Conn

Disciplines

Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Art and Architecture