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Author Zchomelidse, Nino M., 1962- author.

Title Art, ritual, and civic identity in medieval southern Italy / Nino Zchomelidse.

Published University Park, Pennsylvania The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  704.948209457 ZCHO    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-282) and index.
Contents Staging the Logos : the ambo in the medieval Mediterranean -- Unfurling the Logos : the exultet rolls of south Italy -- Liturgical change and the double stage -- Trees of light : exegesis and liturgy in the context of the Easter candlestick -- Allegory and remembrance : lay patronage in the Angevin kingdom -- The saint and his city: hagiography, relics, and the panels of Santa Restituta in Naples -- Epilogue : Imitatio Christi and civic identity in Angevin Gaeta.
Summary "Describes the creation, function, and change in significance of liturgical furnishings and manuscripts in southern Italy from the tenth to the fourteenth centuries"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Art and society -- Italy, Southern -- History -- To 1500.
Bemas (Architecture) -- Italy, Southern -- History -- To 1500.
Liturgy and art -- Italy, Southern -- History -- To 1500.
Candlesticks -- Italy, Southern -- History -- To 1500.
Liturgical objects -- Italy, Southern -- History -- To 1500.
Church decoration and ornament -- Italy, Southern -- History -- To 1500.
Christian art and symbolism -- Italy, Southern -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Exultet rolls -- Italy, Southern -- History -- To 1500.
ISBN 9780271059730 (cloth : alk. paper)