1st Edition

Word And Image
The Art Of The Early Middle Ages, 600-1050





ISBN 9780813338798
Published February 16, 2001 by Routledge
176 Pages

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Book Description

This book provides an introduction to early medieval art, both the images themselves and the methods used to study them, focusing on the relationship of word and image, a relationship that was central in northern Europe and the Mediterranean from about 600 to about 1050.

Table of Contents

Sites Discussed in Text -- The Character of Early Medieval Art -- Books for the Illiterate? -- Art in the Service of the Word -- Books for the Illiterate? -- The Crisis of Word and Image -- Inscriptions and Images -- Conclusion

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