1st Edition

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

By William J. Diebold Copyright 2000
    174 Pages
    by Routledge

    176 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.

    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


    Diebold, William J.