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Fifty Early Medieval Things : Materials of Culture in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages.

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Author/Creator:
Deliyannis, Deborah.
Publication:
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (263 pages)
Subjects:
Civilization, Medieval.
Material culture-Mediterranean Region-History-To 1500.
Mediterranean Region-Civilization.
Mediterranean Region-History-To 476.
Mediterranean Region-History-476-1517.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Lavishly illustrated and engagingly written, Fifty Early Medieval Things demonstrates how to read objects in ways that make the distant past understandable and approachable.
Contents:
Fifty Early Medieval Things
Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Part I. Things of the Fourth Century
1. The Ceremonial Regalia of Emperor Maxentius (?), Rome
2. Circus Races Mosaic Pavement, Villa del Casale, Sicily
3. African Red Slip Bowl, Tunisia
4. Gold-Glass Medallion, Rome
Part II. Things of the Fifth Century
5. Ivory Diptych of Stilicho, Italy
6. The Triple Walls, Constantinople
7. The Hormizd Plate, Persia
Part III. Things of the Sixth Century
8. The Vienna Dioscurides, Fol. 70v-71r, Constantinople
9. The Senigallia Medallion, Italy
10. The Arian Baptistery, Ravenna, Italy
11. The Basilica of SS. Cosma e Damiano, Rome
12. Chestnuts from Monte Barro, Italy
13. The Madaba Map Mosaic, Church of St. George, Madaba, Jordan
14. The City of Recopolis, Spain
15. Sunken Featured Building from West Stow, England
Part IV. Things of the Seventh Century
16. The Reliquary Casket of Teuderic, Agaune, Switzerland
17. Stirrups, Hungary
18. The Coşovenii de Jos Bow Fibula, Coşovenii de Jos, Romania
19. Pilgrims' Flask (Ampulla) from the Shrine of St. Menas, Abu Mina, Egypt
20. Sutton Hoo, Mound 1 Ship Burial, Sutton Hoo, England
21. "Globular" Amphora from the Yassiada Shipwreck, Yassiada, Turkey
22. Bone Comb from Lombard Italy, Santo Stefano, Garlate
23. The Crown of Recceswinth, Spain
24. The Tunic of Balthild (Chasuble de Chelles), France
25. Papyrus Account Register (P. Ness. 92), Nessana, Israel
Part V. Things of the Eighth Century
26. The Dabergotz Ard, Dabergotz, Germany
27. The Palace-City of ʿAnjar, Lebanon
28. Umayyad Bronze Brazier, al-Fudayn, Jordan
29. Oil Lamp, Jerash, Jordan
30. Skellig Michael Monastery, Ireland
31. Offa's Dyke, England/Wales
32. The Palace of Arechis, Salerno, Italy.
33. The Ribat at Monastir, Tunisia
34. Bowl 21, Nagyszentmiklós/Sânnicolau Mare Treasure, Romania
Part VI. Things of the Ninth Century
35. Sword from Dorestad, The Netherlands
36. The Book of Kells, Fol. 7v, Virgin and Child, Ireland
37. Gold Ring from the Fortified Settlement of Pliska, Bulgaria
38. The Bell of Canino, Italy
39. Forum Ware Pitcher, Rome
40. The Utrecht Psalter, Fol. 49v, Depicting Psalm 84, France
41. Carolingian Silver Denarius, France
42. The Gokstad Ship, Gokstad, Norway
Part VII. Things of the Tenth Century
43. Abbasid (Samanid) Dirham, Birka, Sweden
44. Castellum and Villa of Karlburg am Main, Germany
45. The Church of the Holy Cross, Akdamar, Turkey
46. The Middleton Cross B/2, Middleton, England
47. The Al-Mughīra Pyxis, Spain
48. Beatus of San Salvador de Tábara, Fol. 341r, Tábara, Spain
49. Lead Seal of Demetrius, Kommerkiarios of Seleukeia, Silifke, Turkey
50. The Hippodrome Fresco in the Church of St. Sophia, Kiev, Ukraine
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Dey, Hendrik.
Squatriti, Paolo.
Other format:
Print version: Deliyannis, Deborah Fifty Early Medieval Things
ISBN:
9781501730283
9781501730290
OCLC:
1033548555
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