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Title France and the Holy land : Frankish culture at the end of the crusades / edited by Daniel H. Weiss, Lisa Mahoney.

Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  956.94503 FRAN    DUE 08-01-21
Physical description xx, 375 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Parallax.
Parallax (Baltimore, Md.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I Art and Poetry in Crusader Paris -- 1 Old Testament Image and the Rise of Crusader Culture in France / Daniel H. Weiss 3 -- 2 Urgent Voices: The Vengeance of Images in Medieval Poetry / Stephen G. Nichols 22 -- Part II Frankish Presence in the Levant -- 3 Crown of France and Acre, 1254-1291 / Jonathan Riley-Smith 45 -- 4 Heracles and the Crusaders: Tracing the Path of a Royal Motif / Gustav Kuhnel 63 -- 5 French Connection? Construction of Vaults and Cultural Identity in Crusader Architecture / Robert Ousterhout 77 -- Part III Acre as a Cultural Center -- 6 Society, Culture, and the Arts in Crusader Acre / David Jacoby 97 -- 7 Before Louis IX: Aspects of Crusader Art at St. Jean d'Acre, 1191-1244 / Jaroslav Folda 138 -- Part IV Uses of Secular History -- 8 Perception of History in Thirteenth-Century Crusader Art / Bianca Kuhnel 161 -- 9 Amazons and Crusaders: The Histoire Universelle in Flanders and the Holy Land / Anne Derbes, Mark Sandona 187 -- 10 Angevin Ambitions: The Conradin Bible Atelier and a Neapolitan Localization for Chantilly's Histoire ancienne jusqu'a Cesar / Rebecca W. Corrie 230 -- Part V Cultural Exchange in the Age of the Crusades -- 11 Everywhere and Nowhere: The Invisible Muslim and Christian Self-Fashioning in the Culture of Outremer / Anthony Cutler 253 -- 12 On Saqis and Ceramics: Systems of Representation in the Northeast Mediterranean / Scott Redford 282 -- 13 Holy Icons: A Lusignan Asset? / Annemarie Weyl Carr 313.
Summary This book presents thoughtful, provocative essays from leading medievalists that will profoundly influence our understanding of the Crsuades and Crusader culture.
Other author Weiss, Daniel H.
Mahoney, Lisa (Lisa J.)
Subject Crusades.
Franks -- Mediterranean Region -- History.
Christianity and other religions.
Civilization, Medieval.
Jerusalem -- History -- Latin Kingdom, 1099-1244.
France -- History -- Medieval period, 987-1515.
ISBN 0801878233 (hard. : alk. paper)