Staging holiness : the case of Hospitaller Rhodes (ca. 1309-1522) / by Sofia Zoitou.

Zoitou, Sofia, author.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2021]
Mediterranean art histories ; v. 3.
Mediterranean art histories : studies in visual cultures and artistic transfers from late antiquity to the modern period, 2213-3399 ; volume 3
xiv, 284 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Hospitalers -- Greece -- Rhodes (Island) -- History -- To 1500.
Religious articles -- Greece -- Rhodes (Island) -- History -- To 1500.
Travelers' writings, European -- History and criticism.
Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Israel -- History.
Knights of Malta -- Greece -- Rhodes (Island) -- History -- To 1500.
Rhodes (Greece : Island) -- Church history.
Knights of Malta.
Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages.
Religious articles.
Travelers' writings, European.
Greece -- Rhodes (Island).
Church history.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
"In Staging Holiness. The Case of Hospitaller Rhodes (ca. 1309-1522) Sofia Zoitou offers a study of the history of relic collections, devotional rituals and sites invested with special meaning in Rhodes, during a time when the island became one of the most frequented ports of call for ships carrying pilgrims from Venice to the Holy Land. Scrutinizing late medieval travel reports by pilgrims from all over Europe along with extant historical, archaeological, visual and material evidence, Sofia Zoitou traces the various forms of the Rhodian cultic sites' evolution and perception, ultimately considered as an overall artistic strategy for the staging of the sacred"-- Provided by publisher.
Machine generated contents note: 1. Aims and Context of This Study
2. Historical Context
1. The Hospitallers' Institutions
1. St. John of the Collachium
1.1. Historical and Archaeological Investigation
1.2. Cultic Phenomena
1.2.1. The Hand of St. John the Baptist
1.2.2. Relics of the True Cross
1.2.3. A Cross Made from the Basin of the Washing of the Feet
1.2.4. One of the Thirty Pieces of Silver
1.2.5. A Bowl Used by Christ
1.2.6. The Head and Body of St. Euphemia
1.2.7. Other Relics of the Collection
2. The Chapel of the Grand Master
2.1. Historical and Archaeological Investigation
2.2. Cultic Phenomena
2.2.1. The Miraculous Thorn from the Holy Crown
2.2.2. The Arm of St. Catherine
3. The Hospital
3.1. Archaeological and Historical Investigation
3.2. Cultic Phenomena
2. The Borgo and the Area outside the Walls
1. The Chapel of St. Catherine's Hospice
1.1. Historical and Archaeological Investigation
1.2. Cultic Phenomena
2. St. Anthony
2.1. Historical and Archaeological Investigation
2.2. Cultic Phenomena
3. St. John the Baptist deFonte
4. Our Lady of Victory and St. Pantaleon
4.1. Historical and Archaeological Investigation
4.2. Cultic Phenomena
3. Our Lady of Phileremos
1. Historical and Archaeological Investigation
2. Cultic Phenomena.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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