Utrecht: Britain and the Continent - Archaeology, Art and Architecture, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover


Britain and the Continent - Archaeology, Art and Architecture, 1st Edition

By Elisabeth De Bievre


288 pages

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pub: 1996-12-01
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This book presents the latest research on the cities monuments from the arrival of Willibrord and Boniface and the establishment of the Bishopric. It focuses on 12th century sculptural iconography, manuscript production, fonts, secular architecture and the Gothic cathedral.

Table of Contents

1. The Beginnings of Utrecht: Roman Fort And Vicus 2. Utrecht and Dorestad: Fifteen Miles Apart, a World of Difference 3. The First Centuries of the Episcopal See at Utrecht 4. England and the Low Countries at the Time of St Willibrord 5. Porticus or Pastophorion? Eighth-Century St Martin, Utrecht, between Anglo-Saxon and Frankish Traditions 6. St Salvator’s, St Martin’s and Pepin the Younger 7. Willibrord’s Cathedral? An Investigation of the First Phases of the Construction of the Salvatorkerk in Utrecht 8. The Large Round-Bottomed Medieval Boats Excavated in the Municipality of Utrecht 9. The Invention of a Notion: On the Historiography of Bishop Bernold’s Churches and the Cross of Churches in Utrecht 10. A Cross of Churches Around Conrad’s Heart 11. The Utrecht Parishes and Their Churches 12. The Mariakerk at Utrecht, Speyer and Italy 13. ‘Foderunt Manus Meas Et Pedes Meos’: On the Iconography of the Twelfth-Century Reliefs in the Pieterskerk in Utrecht 14. Missionaries, Masters and Manuscripts; A Survey of the Oldest Books and their Patrons in the Diocese of Utrecht (Until C. 1200) 15. Romanesque and Gothic Stone Baptismal Fonts in the Diocese of Utrecht 16. Architectural Links between Scotland and the Low Countries in the Later Middle Ages 17. The Financing of the Construction of the Gothic Cathedral in Utrecht 18. Saint Margaret Under Our Lord’s Cross: A Mural Painting in the Cathedral of Utrecht 19. Medieval And Early Modern Houses in Utrecht 20. Utrecht between Pleshey Castle (Essex) and the Hasker Convent (Friesland): The Origin and Distribution of Late Thirteenth- and Early Fourteenth-Century Decorated Floor Tiles in The Netherlands 21. A Glazier ‘From the Bishopric of Utrigt’ in Fifteenth-Century Norwich 22. Medieval Roof Contructions in Utrecht and the Netherlands 23. Chimney Friezes in Late-Medieval Utrecht 24. Adriaen Van Wesel and the Sculpture of the Mariakerk in Utrecht 25. The Treasury of Utrecht Cathedral 26. Internal Arrangements in Utrecht Cathedral before and after the Reformation 27. Of Gods and Shepherds: Utrecht, Rome and London

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SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology