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Candlestick, S Paolo fuori le Mura

Alison Manges Nogueira.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Professional Interior Design; Liturgical and Ritual Objects; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Christian Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 423 words.

Monumental, marble paschal Candlestick of the late 12th to early 13th century with reliefs signed by Nicolaus de Angelo and Vassallettus now in S Paolo fuori le Mura, Rome. The imposing...

Catacomb

John Osborne.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Liturgical and Ritual Objects; Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Greek and Roman Art; Christian Art. 1938 words.

Underground burial complex employed principally between c. 200 ce and the 6th century, notably in Rome. They were used by Christian, Jewish, and various pagan communities, all of whom...

Choir-stalls

Charles Tracy.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Liturgical and Ritual Objects; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Christian Art. 2484 words.

Places in the choir of a church set aside for the daily use of the clergy. They are usually made of wood and are found only in churches of the Western tradition. Choir-stalls were...

Ciborium

G. van Hemeldonck.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Liturgical and Ritual Objects; Architecture; Christian Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 2912 words.

Monumental structure of wood, stone, or metal consisting of four or more columns supporting an ornamented roof; this is sometimes a cupola, as in the Byzantine tradition, or it may be...

Liturgy and architecture

Zachary D. Stewart.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Liturgical and Ritual Objects; Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Christian Art. 1249 words.

Architectural form rarely followed liturgical function in a prescriptive manner during the Middle Ages. Indeed, since the physical demands of liturgical performance were slight,...

Martyrium

Robert Ousterhout.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Liturgical and Ritual Objects; Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Greek and Roman Art; Christian Art. 1660 words.

[Gr. martyrion]

Term referring to a site that bears witness to the Christian faith, such as a significant event in the life and Passion of Christ, the tomb of a saint or...

Pinnacle

Jacques Heyman and Francis Woodman.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Liturgical and Ritual Objects; Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Early Medieval, Romanesque and Gothic Art; Christian Art. 853 words.

A slender, turret-like projection employed universally as an architectural feature, particularly associated with Gothic architecture from the 13th to the 16th centuries, where it was used...

Prothesis

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Liturgical and Ritual Objects; Architecture; Art Techniques and Principles; Christian Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 31 words.

Rock church

Sarah Morgan.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Liturgical and Ritual Objects; Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Christian Art. 1035 words.

Type of structure, usually associated with the Early Christian and Eastern Churches, that is found where volcanic rock is soft enough to carve or where natural caves occur. This...

Spolia in medieval art and architecture

Dale Kinney.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Archaeology; Liturgical and Ritual Objects; Metalwork; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; History of Art; African Art (Sub-Saharan); Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Greek and Roman Art; Christian Art; Islamic Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 1102 words.

In its most general sense, spolia (pl., from Lat. spolium: ‘plunder’) denotes all artifacts re-employed in secondary contexts, from building blocks reused in a wall to pagan gems...