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Albrecht Dürer

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b Nuremberg, 21 May 1471; d Nuremberg, 6 Apr. 1528).

German printmaker, painter, draughtsman, and writer, the greatest figure of Renaissance art in northern Europe. He was the son...

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The Idea of the City of Refuge

Michael J. Lewis.

in City of Refuge

December 2016; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 2967 words.

This chapter begins by describing the meaning of “city of refuge,” which derives from the Bible, for it was only logical that Christian societies suffering persecution and seeking sanctuary...

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