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The Medieval Menagerie: Animals in the Art of the Middle Ages

Janetta Rebold Benton - Architecture - 1992 - 191 pages
"Featuring incredible creatures and grotesque gargoyles, "The Medieval Menagerie" takes us from the improbable to the impossible as it traces the depiction and the meaning of ...
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The Beast Within: Animals in the Middle Ages

Joyce E. Salisbury - Psychology - 2011 - 206 pages
Praise for the first edition: "...a brave and fascinating exploration of an area that has so far been rather neglected by both historical and literary critics. The Beast Within ...
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Other Creations: Rediscovering the Spirituality of Animals

Christopher Manes - Religion - 1997 - 240 pages
Explores the role played by animals in humanity's quest for metaphysical meaning and shows how animals are integral to religious and spiritual life
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History and the Supernatural in Medieval England

C. S. Watkins - History - 2007
This is a fascinating study of religious culture in England from 1050 to 1250. Drawing on the wealth of material about religious belief and practice that survives in the ...
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Romanesque Architectural Sculpture: The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures

Meyer Schapiro - Architecture - 2006 - 227 pages
"In editing the lectures, Seidel closely followed the recordings of the originals. Sentences are rendered as Schapiro spoke them, affording readers a unique opportunity to ...
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Monsters and Grotesques in Medieval Manuscripts

Alixe Bovey - Art - 2002 - 64 pages
Images of monstrosities pervade art and culture in the Middle Ages, and for medieval people they must have been a tantalizing suggestion of unknown worlds and unthinkable dangers.
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Masterpieces of the J. Paul Getty Museum: Illuminated Manuscripts: English ...

Thomas Kren, Elizabeth C. Teviotdale, Adam S. Cohen, Kurtis Barstow - Art - 1997 - 128 pages
The Getty Museumís collection of illuminated manuscripts, featured in this book, comprises masterpieces of medieval and Renaissance art. Dating from the tenth to the sixteenth ...
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Heaven and Earth in the Middle Ages: The Physical World Before Columbus

Rudolf Simek - History - 1996 - 164 pages
What were the ideas held by medieval man concerning the size and shape of the earth? How many planets were there, and of what material was the universe constructed? What was ...
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