Imagining the Human Condition in Medieval Rome

Imagining the Human Condition in Medieval Rome

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The first monograph on the Vita Humana cycle at Tre Fontane, this book includes an overview of the medieval history of the Roman Cistercian abbey and its architecture, as well as a consideration of the political and cultural standing of the abbey both within Papal Rome and within the Cistercian order. It considers the commission of the fresco cycle, the circumstances of its making and its position within the art historical context of the Roman Duecento. Examining the unusual blend of images in the Vita Humana cycle, this study offers a more nuanced picture of the iconographic repertoire of medieval art.... 24, 24, 35, 53a€”54 Stammler, Wolfgang 109 state, the, Adam and Eve as founders of 93 Stefaneschi, Jacopo Gaetani, Cardinal 169, ... 298 Subiaco, Sacro Speco, lower church repertoire 21 saint in ogived-arched panel 21 Sweden, Scania, Norra Melby church, Wheel ... of Life 123 apse mosaic of S Clemente 278 a€”279, 278 diagram, de Lisle Psalter 124, 125 meditation subjects 123a€”124 and Tree ofanbsp;...

Title:Imagining the Human Condition in Medieval Rome
Author:Kristin B. Aavitsland
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2012


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