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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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Buchthal, Hugo (11 Aug 1909)

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 646 words.

He took his degree in 1933 at the University of Hamburg in the heady community of the Warburg Library (later

Chapter house

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 3315 words.

Principal assembly hall in a medieval religious community, whether monastic, canonical, or secular, normally located next to the church in

Santiago de Compostela

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 3562 words.

Spanish city, the former seat of government of the autonomous community of Galicia. It owes its artistic importance to an

Barcelona

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 4409 words.

Second largest city in Spain and seat of government of the autonomous community of Catalonia. It is located on

Subiaco

Stefano D’Ovidio.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 595 words.

[Lat. Sublaqueum]

Town in Latium, east of Rome, Italy. Set in the picturesque valley of the River Aniene, Emperor Nero (reg 54–68) had a luxurious villa here on three...

Venosa

Stefano D’Ovidio.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 654 words.

[Lat. Venusia]

City in Lucania (now Basilicata), in southern Italy. Close to the Vulture River, this fertile region has been inhabited since Palaeolithic times. Allegedly founded...

Dark Age

Carola Hicks.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 695 words.

Pejorative and unsatisfactory term referring to the period in western Europe between the fall of the Roman Empire in the 5th century ad and the rise of the medieval kingdoms in the 8th....

Theodore of Stoudios

Andrew N. Palmer and J. van Ginkel.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 356 words.

[Theodore Studites]

(b Constantinople, ad 759; d Prinkipo Island [now Büyükada] in the Sea of Marmara, 11 Nov 826). Abbot and leading opponent of the iconoclasts. The well-born...

German Drama

Glenn Ehrstine.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online March 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. 17840 words.

Long the domain of highly specialized scholars, the religious and secular plays of the German Middle Ages now attract broader attention, sparked by a growing interest in performance as a...

Martín de Solórzano

James D’Emilio.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 475 words.

(fl 1482; d Palencia, 1506).

Spanish architect. He came from a family of builders, and he worked in Castile from 1482 until his death. His activity is documented at the...

Romsey Abbey

Richard Fawcett.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 453 words.

English abbey in Hampshire. Romsey Abbey has the most impressive surviving medieval nunnery church in England, which continues in parochial use. Probably first founded in about 907 by King...

Caxton, William

Laura Suffield.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 455 words.

(b Kent, ?1427; d London, 1492).

English printer, publisher, translator, and merchant. In 1437–8 he entered the London Mercers’ Company, apprenticed to wool merchant Robert...

Lindisfarne Gospels

Janet Backhouse.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 1016 words.

Manuscript of the four Gospels, in Latin, written and illuminated on vellum in the Northumbrian island monastery of Lindisfarne at the end of the 7th century AD (London, BL, Cotton MS....

Tur ‛Abdin

Marlia Mundell Mango.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 2092 words.

[Turk. Mazi Dağ; Mt Masius, Mt Izla]

Plateau in south-eastern Turkey, in what was northern Mesopotamia, to the south and west of the Tigris River between Diyarbakır (anc....

Drama and medieval art

Elina Gertsman.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performance Art and Dance; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 939 words.

Art and drama in the Middle Ages existed in a complex, symbiotic relationship. Material culture certainly formed an integral part of a wide variety of medieval performances, including...

Santiago de Compostela

Felipe Fernández-Armesto and S. Moralejo.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 3581 words.

Spanish city, the former seat of government of the autonomous community of Galicia, with a population of c. 82,000. It owes its artistic importance to an early Christian tomb discovered...

H. C. P.

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 39 words.

Flemish, 16th century, male.

Active in the early part of the 16th century.

Monogram of an engraver (copper).

Flemish School.

H.C.P. was a member of the...

Aloigi di Francesco Fiorentino

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). 44 words.

Italian, 14th – 15th century, male.

Active in Perugia.

Died c. 1411.

Painter.

In 1383, Aloigi painted scenes of treason and crimes of state on the façade...

Agnolo di Masolo

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). 63 words.

Italian, 14th century, male.

Active in Gubbio from 1351 to 1391.

Died 1399.

Fresco artist.

In 1351, Agnolo di Masolo was commissioned to restore a...

Aethelwold, Bishop of Winchester

Janet Backhouse.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Christian Art. 269 words.

[Æthelwold; Ethelwold]

(b Winchester, c. ad 908; d Beddington, Surrey, 1 Aug 984; fd 1 Aug). Anglo-Saxon saint, Church leader, reformer and patron. With Dunstan,...