Holy treasure and sacred song : relic cults and their liturgies in medieval Tuscany (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Holy treasure and sacred song : relic cults and their liturgies in medieval Tuscany

Author: Benjamin David Brand
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Holy Treasure and Sacred Song explores the complex interplay between relic cults and the liturgy in medieval Tuscany. Drawing on documentary, literary and visual evidence rarely considered together,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin David Brand
ISBN: 9780199351350 019935135X
OCLC Number: 894751206
Description: xxii, 296 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Table of Contents ; Music Examples ; Figures ; Tables ; Abbreviations ; Timeline ; 1. Introduction ; Part I. Dominus et constructor ; 2. The Bishop's Relics, 752-899 ; The Politics of Relic Cults: Bishop Giovanni I of Lucca ; Defenders of Ecclesiastical Treasure: Fiesole and Florence ; 3. The Bishop's Clergy, 840-1039 ; Emperors - Canons - Bishops ; Arezzo: A Trio of Episcopal Builders ; San Miniato: A New Episcopal Center ; Fiesole: Between Episcopal and Monastic Reform ; 4. The Bishop's Eclipse, 1032-1118 ; Florence: Reformed Monasticism and the Cathedral Canons ; Lucca: The Lord and Builder in the Age of the Reformed Papacy ; Pisa: The Rise of Civic Religion ; Part II. Ecclesia Matrix ; 5. The Cathedral Chapters, their Churches, and their Liturgies ; Ordinals ; Altars, Relics, and Oblations ; Privatization ; 6. Public Drama in the Mass ; The Clergy and Populace Convene ; The Liturgy of the Word ; The Liturgy of the Eucharist ; The Dedication of the Church ; St. Martin ; St. Donatus ; 7. Sacred Narrative in the Divine Office ; St. Minias ; St. Zenobius ; St. Donatus ; Sts. Fridian and Regulus ; Appendix ; Works Cited ; Manuscripts and Archival Documents ; Printed Books ; Index
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The book ends with a rich analytical index and a list of chants coupled with their musical transcription. * Gionata Brusa, H-Soz-Kult *

 
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