This book provides a detailed description and interpretation of multiple aspects of sculpture from late Byzantine monuments. Although individual monuments of the late Byzantine period have been exhaustively published and analyzed, the role of their sculptural decoration is usually overlooked. Whereas architectural features and, especially, wall paintings are treated in full detail, sculpture is approachedContinue reading “New Publication: Nicolas Melvani, Late Byzantine Sculpture”
Speculum Volume 89, Issue 01 , January 2014, pp 1 – 271 is now accessible at http://journals.cambridge.org/SPC Featured Articles: Christian Resurrection and Jewish Immortality during the First Crusade by Shmuel Shepkaru False Prophets and Ravening Wolves: Biblical Exegesis as a Tool against Heretics in Jacques Fournier’s Postilla on Matthew by Irene Bueno The Self-Coronation of Peter the Ceremonious (1336): Historical, Liturgical, andContinue reading “New issue of Speculum is available on Cambridge Journals Online”
Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes – Volume LXXVI (2013) This volume was issued online in two parts: Part I (October) and Part II (November), to be followed by the print edition as a complete volume (expected publication date 18 December 2013). For further information, see the journal’s website. Part I Xenophon and the Barberini:Continue reading “Publication News: New Issue of Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes”
Number 9 of the Journal of Art Historiography is online! Of particular interest to the medieval art researcher is this issue’s focus on Travelling Artists in Medieval and Renaissance Europe, as well as a review of the 2012 publication Reassessing the Roles of Women as ‘Makers’ of Medieval Art and Architecture, edited by Therese Martin. See belowContinue reading “Publication News: New Issue of Journal of Art Historiography”
Publications News: New Issue of RIHA Journal A new issue of the RIHA journal is online now, including two articles of interest to medievalists: Iain Boyd Whyte on Nikolaus Pevsner (here) and Carla Varela Fernandes on medieval wooden sculpture from Portugal (here).
Publication News: New Issue of Al Masaq. Islam and the Medieval Mediterranean The latest issue of Al Masaq is now available online, including articles by Ermioni Karachaliou on the Island of Aegina, Florin Curta on markets in Tenth-Century al-Andalus, Ulisse Cecini on Mark of Toledo’s Latin Quran translation, and Ana Echevarria on Islamic confraternities and funerary practices. Also reviewed in the journalContinue reading “Publication News: New Issue of Al Masaq”
Publication News: New Issue of Speculum The latest issue of Speculum is now available online, including articles by Christian C. Sahner on translation and history in Orosius and Augustine, Lisa Perfetti on the eroticizing poetics of medieval French crusaders, Andrew G. Miller on equestrian mutilation and masculinity in medieval England, Filip Van Tricht on Robert of Courtenay’s rule asContinue reading “New Issue of Speculum”
New reviews in Speculum include those of: Christine Sciacca , ed., Florence at the Dawn of the Renaissance: Painting and Illumination, 1300–1350. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2012. Sherry C. M. Lindquist , ed., The Meanings of Nudity in Medieval Art. Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2012. Warwick Rodwell , The Archaeology of Churches. Stroud, UK: Amberley Publishing, 2012.Continue reading “Recent Speculum reviews of books on medieval art”