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Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

An ancient city in western Italy, south-east of Naples. The city was buried by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 ad in which Pliny the Elder was killed; excavations of the site began in...

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Priscilla Bawcutt.

in Dunbar the Makar

March 1992; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval). 16968 words.

William Dunbar is a poet whose great works are often praised yet rarely analysed. This chapter introduces readers to Dunbar, the makar; his works, his striking alterations of moods, his...

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Mosaics in Italy

Thomas E. A. Dale and Daniel C. Cochran.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online July 2016 .

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. 22230 words.

Mosaic, a medium comprising natural stone and/or glass and pasta vitrea (glass paste) tesserae or cubes set into mortar, is among the most durable and prestigious art forms of medieval...

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