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Foundation, dedication, and consecration in early modern Europe

Author: Maarten Delbeke; Minou Schraven
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012.
Series: Intersections (Boston, Mass.), 22.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Bringing together contributions from art history, architectural history, historiography and history of law, this volume is the first comprehensive exploration of the manifold meanings of foundation,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maarten Delbeke; Minou Schraven
ISBN: 9789004217577 9004217576
OCLC Number: 759491751
Description: xxiv, 387 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements Notes on the EditorsNotes on the ContributorsList of FiguresList of MapsFoundation, Dedication and Consecration in Early Modern Europe: An IntroductionMAARTEN DELBEKE AND MINOU SCHRAVENI. FOUNDATION AND THE HUMANIST QUEST FOR ORIGINSFounding an Ideal City in Filarete's Libro ArchitettonicoBERTHOLD HUBStepping Out of Brunelleschi's Shadow: The Consecration of S. Maria del Fiore as International Statecraft in Renaissance FlorenceROGER J. CRUMEstablishing Independence: Leonardo Bruni's History of the Florentine People and Ritual in Fifteenth-Century FlorenceBRIAN J. MAXSONPienza: Relics, Ritual and Architecture in the City of a Renaissance PopeSUSAN J. MAYFounding Rome Anew: Sixtus IV and the Foundation of Ponte Sisto, 1473MINOU SCHRAVENII. (RE)FOUNDATION AS PURIFICATION AND APPROPRIATIONA Means for the Projection of `Soft Power': `Spanish' Churches at Rome 1469-1527PIERS BAKER-BATESClash of Power and Creed: Cultural (Re)foundations in Northwest AfricaJORGE CORREIABuilding a Sense of Belonging: The Foundation of Valletta in MaltaCARMELINA GUGLIUZZOSt Ignatius of Loyola's "Vision at la Storta" and the Foundation of the Society of Jesus ALISON C. FLEMINGIII CONSECRATION CEREMONIES AFTER TRENTConsecration and Violation: Preserving the Sacred Landscape in the (Arch)diocese of Cambrai, c. 1550-1570ANDREW SPICERFoundation Rites in the Southern Netherlands: Constructing a Counter-Reformational ArchitectureDAGMAR GERMONPREZChurch Consecration in England 1549-1715: An Unestablished CeremonyANNE-FRANCOISE MORELRitual and its Negation: `Dedicatio Ecclesiae' and the Reformed First SermonALMUT POLLMER-SCHMIDT AND BERNWARD SCHMIDTIII. NEW BEGINNINGSMidsummer Moderns: The Foundation of the Paris Observatory, 21 June 1667INDRA KAGIS MCEWEN The Importance of Beginning, Over and Over: The Idea of Primitive Germanic Law COLIN WILDERIndex Nominum
Series Title: Intersections (Boston, Mass.), 22.
Responsibility: edited by Maarten Delbeke and Minou Schraven.
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