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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Augsburg

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Renaissance Art.

(city, bishopric) Attested since the 8th century on the site of Roman Augusta Vindelicorum. A document of 1156 confirms the bishop’s lordship, conditioned by the citizens’ community. An...

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Public display and civic identity

Fulvio Lenzo.

in Journal of the History of Collections

July 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 9807 words.

From the fourteenth century until the end of the eighteenth century, almost every town of the Kingdom of Naples had one or more Seggi where the main families used to meet in order to take...

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A Quaker collects

Margaretta S. Frederick.

in Journal of the History of Collections

June 2006; p ublished online March 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 7198 words.

The advent of the nineteenth century brought about drastic changes within the Quaker faith in England. Simplicity, honesty and a strict work ethic – signature characteristics among...

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Personal collecting meets institutional vision

Kimberly A. Orcutt.

in Journal of the History of Collections

December 2006; p ublished online September 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 9317 words.

In 1891, Harvard University was the recipient of an unexpected bequest from Mrs William Hayes Fogg, who gave her collection and a substantial gift to build a museum named for her deceased...

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Rescuing history from the nation

Perry Johansson.

in Journal of the History of Collections

May 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 9695 words.

This article reveals the unknown history of the collections at the Stockholm Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities (MFEA). The Museum was founded with material from Johan Gunnar Andersson's...

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The Pacific Rim: connecting peoples, collecting histories

Melody Rod-ari.

in Journal of the History of Collections

November 2016; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 9603 words.

Located on the Pacific Rim, California’s access to and from Asia has made Los Angeles home to the largest ethnic Indian, Thai and Cambodian populations outside their home countries. The...

Collecting and exhibiting ‘Austria’

Bernadette Biedermann.

in Journal of the History of Collections

March 2018; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 9778 words.

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Discussions concerning the establishment of a ‘House of History’ that would collect and exhibit ‘Austria’ can be traced back to the founding of the...

The diverse curiosità of Giacomo Francesco Arpino (1607–1684)

Marika Leino.

in Journal of the History of Collections

March 2015; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 12005 words.

Giacomo Francesco Arpino (1607–1684), physician to the community of Poirino (near Turin) and to members of the House of Savoy, assembled a widely admired and uniquely...

Collecting artefacts, acquiring empire

Janet Owen.

in Journal of the History of Collections

June 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 11134 words.

This paper uses collections and collecting activity to explore the relationship between Enlightenment thinking and practice in the early-nineteenth century and the Darwinist sciences that...

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Introduction

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 1421 words.

The Introduction explains who the Etruscans were and puts them in a historical context. Where did they come from and why was their language so unusual? For 500 years, from around 400 to 900...

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Icons

Glenn Peers.

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. 10132 words.

In Greek, “icon” comprises the widest possible range of meanings for images, from mental impressions to material objects. This article focuses exclusively on the latter, but in all media,...

Jews and Judaism in Medieval Europe

Yechiel Schur and Robert Chazan.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online September 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. 14744 words.

In the year 1000, Christian-controlled areas of Europe housed only a tiny proportion of world Jewry. The majority of Jews lived in the Islamic world. Indeed, the largest Jewish communities...

Aelred of Rievaulx

Marsha L. Dutton.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online April 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. 13028 words.

The most prominent of the Cistercian abbots of 12th-century England, Aelred of Rievaulx (b. 1110–d. 1167), also spelled Ailred or Æthelred, was a popular preacher and a prolific writer,...

The Venerable Bede

Rosalind C. Love.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online December 2010 .

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. 19265 words.

Of all the writers from the Anglo-Saxon period, Bede must rate as the best known and perhaps the most prolific. Given into the monastery of Wearmouth at the age of seven, he was later moved...

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...

Death and Dying in England

Chris Daniell.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online May 2014 .

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. 14491 words.

The study of medieval death and burial as an academic subject is relatively recent and has expanded greatly in the last three decades. In the 1960s the archaeological treatment of later...

John Shirley

Margaret Connolly.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online March 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. 9943 words.

John Shirley, who died in 1456, was a scribe of later Middle English literature, particularly of works by John Lydgate and Geoffrey Chaucer. Shirley’s three autograph anthologies contain...

Honorius Augustodunensis

Karl Kinsella and Lesley Smith.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online April 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. 9179 words.

Honorius Augustodunensis (b. c. 1080–c. 1140), also referred to as Honorius of Autun in some secondary literature, was a canon and monk, as well as a prolific writer with a strong corpus of...

Ottonian Art

Karen Blough.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online December 2010 .

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. 10760 words.

This entry includes texts that address the visual arts primarily in the area represented by present-day Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands—the heart of the early medieval Holy Roman...

Friars

Jens Röhrkasten.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online October 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. 14755 words.

The friars (mendicants, mendicant orders) represented a form of religious life that clearly differed from earlier forms of monasticism. They had their roots in the lay religious movements...