The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture by Colum HourihaneThe Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture by Colum Hourihane

The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

EditorColum Hourihane

Hardcover | November 23, 2012

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture offers unparalleled coverage of all aspects of art and architecture from Medieval Western Europe, from the 6th century to the early 16th century. Drawing upon the expansive scholarship in the celebrated Grove Dictionary of Art and addinghundreds of new entries on topics not previously covered, as well as fully updated and expanded entries and bibliographies, The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture offers students, researchers, and the general public a reliable, up-to-date, and convenient resource covering this fieldof major importance in the development of Western history and international art and architecture. The Encyclopedia offers scholarly material on Medieval art in intelligent, well-written, and informative articles, each of which is followed by a bibliography to support further research. These include a mixture of shorter, more factual articles and larger, multi-section articles tracing thedevelopment of the arts in major regions. There are articles on all subject areas in Medieval art including biographies of major artists, architects and patrons; countries, cities, and sites; cultures and styles (Anglo-Saxon art, Carolingian art, Coptic art, Early Christian art, Romanesque, Gothic,Insular art, Lombard art, Merovingian art, Ottonian art, and Viking art); ivories, books and illuminated manuscripts, metalwork, architecture, painting, tapestries, sculpture, mosaics, reliquaries, and more. Part of the acclaimed Grove Art family of print encyclopedias, The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture is lavishly illustrated with more than 460 halftones and 170 color plates. The 6 volumes are organized into a cohesive A-Z format, with a comprehensive index.

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Colum Hourihane is Director of the Index of Christian Art in Princeton University, co-editor of Studies in Iconography and past president of The International Center of Medieval Art as well as The Delaware Valley Medievalist Association. He has edited over fifteen books and is the single author of five monographs, the most recent of w...
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Title:The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and ArchitectureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:4070 pages, 10 × 7.5 × 0.98 inPublished:November 23, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195395360

ISBN - 13:9780195395365

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637 illustrations2030 entriesList of EntriesIntroductionAcknowledgementsA Note on the Use of the EncyclopediaIllustration AcknowledgementsAbbreviations Used in This WorkList of ContributorsIndex