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The Medieval Salento [electronic resource] : Art and Identity in Southern Italy / Linda Safran.

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Author/Creator:
Safran, Linda, author.
Other Title:
De Gruyter Online.
Publication:
Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2014].
Series:
The Middle Ages Series
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (480p.) : illustrations.
Subjects:
Arts and society -- Italy -- Salentina Peninsula -- History -- To 1500.
Ethnicity -- Italy -- Salentina Peninsula -- History -- To 1500.
Material culture -- Italy -- Salentina Peninsula -- History -- To 1500.
Visual communication -- Italy -- Salentina Peninsula -- History -- To 1500.
Language:
In English.
Biography/History:
Linda Safran is a Research Fellow at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto, and editor of the journal Gesta.
Summary:
The Medieval Salento explores the visual and material culture of people who lived and died in this region between the ninth and fifteenth centuries, showing the ways Jews, Orthodox Christians, and Roman-rite Christians used images, artifacts, and texts in Hebrew, Greek, and Latin to construct both independent and intersecting identities.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Note
Introduction
Chapter 1. Names
Chapter 2. Languages
Chapter 3. Appearance
Chapter 4. Status
Chapter 5. The Life Cycle
Chapter 6. Rituals and Other Practices in Places of Worship
Chapter 7. Rituals and Practices at Home and in the Community
Chapter 8. Theorizing Salentine Identity
Database: Sites in the Salento with Texts and Images Informative About Identity. Teil 1
Database: Sites in the Salento with Texts and Images Informative About Identity. Teil 2
Notes
Works Cited
Index
Acknowledgments.
Notes:
20 color 149 b/w illustrations.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed March 24, 2015)
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
ISBN:
9780812208917
OCLC:
876349230
Publisher Number:
10.9783/9780812208917 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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