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

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

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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