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Roma felix : formation and reflections of medieval Rome

Author: Éamonn Ó Carragáin; Carol L Neuman de Vegvar
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007.
Series: Church, faith, and culture in the Medieval West.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Explores ways in which Rome itself was preserved, envisioned, and transformed by its residents, and also by the many pilgrims who flocked to the shrines of the martyrs. This book considers how  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Church history
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Éamonn Ó Carragáin; Carol L Neuman de Vegvar
ISBN: 9780754660965 0754660966
OCLC Number: 76820830
Description: x, 353 pages : illustrations, maps, plans, music ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: Articulating the city: communities, congregations, cults and crocessions. Rome of the Martyrs : saints, cults, and relics, 4th --
7th century / Alan Thacker --
Building for bodies : the architecture of saint veneration in early medieval Rome / Caroline J. Goodson --
Life after death : the afterlife of sarcophagi in medieval Rome and Ravenna / Dorothy Verkerk --
Gendered spaces : the placement of imagery in Santa Maria Maggiore / Carol Neuman de Vegvar --
Roman processions of the major litany (litaniae maiorae) from the sixth to the twelfth Centuries / Joseph Dyer --
Art and socio-cultural identity in early medieval Rome : the patrons of Santa Maria Antiqua / Stephen J. Lucey --
Sacred memory and confraternal space : the Insignia of the Confraternity of the Santissimo Salvatore (Rome) / Kirstin Noreen. Part II: Reading the city: envisioning, interpreting, and imitating Medieval Rome. Dating medieval mural paintings in Rome : a case study from San Lorenzo fuori le mura / John Osborne --
'Ut Domus Tali Ornetur': metamorphosis of Roman ornamental motifs in the crypt of the duomo at Anagni / Martina Bagnoli --
Fact and fable in the Mirabilia urbis Romae / Dale Kinney --
Juniors teaching elders: Columbanus, Rome and spiritual authority / Damian Bracken --
Ireland and Rome in the seventh century / Charles Doherty --
Three coins in a fountain / Anna Gannon --
Authority and care : the Significance of Rome in Twelfth-Century Chester / John Doran.
Series Title: Church, faith, and culture in the Medieval West.
Responsibility: edited by Éamonn Ó Carragáin, Carol Neuman de Vegvar.
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