This book explores the medieval art, architecture, and archaeology of the city of Mainz and of the middle Rhine valley. It considers the architecture and archaeology of the early medieval and Romanesque period, including the Carolingian monastery of Lorsch and the cathedrals of Mainz and Worms.
1. Archaeological and Architectural Research at the Carolingian Monastery of Lorsch 2. The Imperial Cathedrals of Speyer, Mainz and Worms: The Current State of Research 3. The Abbey Church of Eberbach and the Idea of a ‘Bernardine’ Cistercian Architecture 4. The Choir-Screen at Mainz and the Master of Naumburg 5. The Tombs of the Archbishops of Mainz 6. An Unknown Coronation Relief from Mainz: Boniface and the Visual Propaganda of the sedes Moguntiae at the Time of the Golden Bull 7. ‘Our and the Empire’s free city on the Rhine’: Visualizing the Empire in the Mainz Kaufhaus Reliefs 8. Painting in Mainz in the Period of the International Style: The Crucifixion in the Former Collegiate Church of St Stephen 9. Medieval Inscriptions in the Mainz and Oppenheim Area: New Ideas and New Research 10. The East Choir of the Church of St Catherine (Oppenheim), the Church of St Stephen (Mainz), and the Problem of ‘German High Gothic Architecture’ 11. Is There a German Decorated Style? Reflections on the Church of St Catherine (Oppenheim) and German Gothic Architecture in the First Half of the Fourteenth Century 12. The Wernerkapelle in Bacharach 13. The High Gothic Liturgical Furnishings of the Church of Our Lady (Liebfrauenkirche) in Oberwesel 14. Castles in the Middle Rhine Valley, and the Particular Case of Fürstenberg 15. Karolus Magnus and Karolus Quartus: Imperial Role Models in Ingelheim, Aachen and Prague