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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

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1 a covering over the hatchway leading below decks.

2 a raised frame with windows on the quarterdeck of a ship to allow light into the decks...

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Chaundler, Thomas

Jeremy Griffiths.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 265 words.

(b Wells, c. 1417; d Oxford, Nov 2, 1490).

English ecclesiastic and writer. He was highly influential in the growth of interest in humanist studies at Oxford. Educated at...

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Forastieri, Giovanni Battista

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 35 words.

Italian, 16th century, male.

Active in Ravenna.

Painter.

Giovanni Battista Forastieri painted armorial bearings. He may also have been known as Giovanni Battista...

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Giovanni Lo Spagna

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 380 words.

Italian, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born c. 1450; died 1528, in Spoleto.

Painter. Historical scenes.

Giovanni is first documented in Todi in 1507. His teachers...

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Niccolò di Buonaccorso

H. B. J. Maginnis.

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 381 words.

(fl Siena, 1356; bur Siena, May 17, 1388).

Italianpainter. He is presumed to have been the son of the painter Buonaccorso di Pace (fl c. 1348–c. 1362). His name...

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Cantigas de Santa María

Beatrice Radden Keefe.

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P ublished online February 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 488 words.

Collection of 420 Galician–Portuguese songs composed in the second half of the 13th century at the court of Alfonso (reg 1252–84). The Cantigas are preserved in four 13th-century...

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Romance, manuscript

Laura Weigert.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 2982 words.

Type of manuscript that characteristically focuses on the manners and activities of the court. The French romance writer Jean Bodel (fl late 12th century–early 13th) described the...

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Gualterius

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 45 words.

Italian, 13th century, male.

Active probably at the beginning of the 13th century.

Sculptor.

According to an inscription on the choir pillars, this artist worked...

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Gómez, Jacinto, or Juan

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 75 words.

Spanish, 16th century, male.

Died 1597, in Madrid.

Painter. History painting.

In 1593, Jacinto Gómez was in Philip II's service, restoring an Annunciation and St...

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Giffard, Jean

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 74 words.

French, 16th century, male.

Active in Angers.

Sculptor.

In 1537, he and Jean Desmarais were commissioned to make the eight statues of St Maurice and his...

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Goybault [Grymbault], Paoul

Claude Schaefer.

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Renaissance Art. 429 words.

(b Parthenay, Deux-Sèvres, 1430–35; d Parthenay, after 1497).

French painter, illuminator and priest. He was dean of the chapter of the collegiate church of Ste Croix,...

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San Miguel de Escalada

I. G. Bango Torviso.

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Christian Art. 1121 words.

Former Benedictine abbey church, situated 20 km east of León, in Castile, Spain. It is one of the most important surviving examples of the churches built by the Christians after they...

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Clairvaux Abbey

Terryl N. Kinder.

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Christian Art. 1730 words.

Former Cistercian monastery in Champagne, France. It was founded in 1115, the third daughter-house of Cîteaux, and held a prominent place as the monastery of St Bernard, Abbot from its...

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Stange, Alfred

Nigel J. Morgan.

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); 20th-Century Art. 293 words.

(b Glauchau, Aug 14, 1894; d Tutzing, Sept 9, 1968).

German art historian. After studying at the universities of Berlin and Munich he taught at the latter in 1925–34; he...

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Geoffroi d’Ainai

L. A. S. Butler.

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P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Christian Art. 563 words.

(b ?1080–90; d Clairvaux, 1140).

French monk and architect. His reputation as an architect rests on three contemporary records. They show him to be a senior and trusted member...

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Albertinelli, Mariotto

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Religious Art; Christian Art. 1120 words.

Italian, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born 13 October 1474, in Florence; died 5 November 1515, in Florence.

Painter, fresco artist. Religious subjects.

Florentine...

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Carthusians and Eremitic Orders

Julian Luxford.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online July 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 10892 words.

The Carthusian monastic order was founded by Bruno of Cologne and a handful of companions near Grenoble, France, in 1084–1086. Its first customary, often called its “rule,” was written...

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Pre-Conquest England

Robin Fleming.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online June 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 12221 words.

Before 1990, historians of Anglo-Saxon England generally concerned themselves with the descendants of Germanic peoples who settled in lowland Britain from the early 5th century until the...

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