Medieval Art: A Topical Dictionary

Title

Medieval Art: A Topical Dictionary

Format

Book

Files

Description

Designed as a quick-reference source to the topics, symbols, themes, and stories most frequently found in early Christian, western medieval, and Byzantine art, this work describes topics that include names and narratives drawn from the Bible and apocrypha, the lives of saints, and numerous other textual sources. Authors whose works were frequently illustrated or who were influential on the visual arts are treated, as are selected art historical terms and events of significance for the arts. Cross-references alert readers to alternate titles and related topics, and the majority of entries cite a pictorial example. These are keyed to standard texts for easy viewing access.

ISBN

978-0313293290

Publication Date

11-14-1996

Publisher

Greenwood

City

Westport, Conn

Disciplines

Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Art and Architecture