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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 Editors Notes on the Contributors List of Figures List of Maps Foundation, Dedication and Consecration in Early Modern Europe: An Introduction MAARTEN DELBEKE AND MINOU SCHRAVEN I. FOUNDATION AND THE HUMANIST QUEST FOR ORIGINS Founding an Ideal City in Filarete's Libro Architettonico BERTHOLD HUB Stepping Out of Brunelleschi's Shadow: The Consecration of S. Maria del Fiore as International Statecraft in Renaissance Florence ROGER J. CRUM Establishing Independence: Leonardo Bruni's History of the Florentine People and Ritual in Fifteenth-Century Florence BRIAN J. MAXSON Pienza: Relics, Ritual and Architecture in the City of a Renaissance Pope SUSAN J. MAY Founding Rome Anew: Sixtus IV and the Foundation of Ponte Sisto, 1473 MINOU SCHRAVEN II. (RE)FOUNDATION AS PURIFICATION AND APPROPRIATION A Means for the Projection of 'Soft Power': 'Spanish' Churches at Rome 1469-1527 PIERS BAKER-BATES Clash of Power and Creed: Cultural (Re)foundations in Northwest Africa JORGE CORREIA Building a Sense of Belonging: The Foundation of Valletta in Malta CARMELINA GUGLIUZZO St Ignatius of Loyola's "Vision at la Storta" and the Foundation of the Society of Jesus ALISON C. FLEMING III CONSECRATION CEREMONIES AFTER TRENT Consecration and Violation: Preserving the Sacred Landscape in the (Arch)diocese of Cambrai, c. 1550-1570 ANDREW SPICER Foundation Rites in the Southern Netherlands: Constructing a Counter-Reformational Architecture DAGMAR GERMONPREZ Church Consecration in England 1549-1715: An Unestablished Ceremony ANNE-FRANCOISE MOREL Ritual and its Negation: 'Dedicatio Ecclesiae' and the Reformed First Sermon ALMUT POLLMER-SCHMIDT AND BERNWARD SCHMIDT III. NEW BEGINNINGS Midsummer Moderns: The Foundation of the Paris Observatory, 21 June 1667 INDRA KAGIS MCEWEN The Importance of Beginning, Over and Over: The Idea of Primitive Germanic Law COLIN WILDER Index Nominum
Series Title: Intersections (Boston, Mass.), 22.
Responsibility: edited by Maarten Delbeke and Minou Schraven.
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