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The Resource Early medieval architecture as bearer of meaning, Günter Bandmann ; translated, with an introduction, by Kendall Wallis ; afterword by Hans Josef Böker

Early medieval architecture as bearer of meaning, Günter Bandmann ; translated, with an introduction, by Kendall Wallis ; afterword by Hans Josef Böker

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Early medieval architecture as bearer of meaning
Title
Early medieval architecture as bearer of meaning
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Günter Bandmann ; translated, with an introduction, by Kendall Wallis ; afterword by Hans Josef Böker
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Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
This classic text -- continually in print for more than half a century -- analyzes the architecture of societies in western Europe up to the twelfth century that aspired to be the heirs to the Roman Empire
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E7B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Translation of: Mittelalterliche Architektur als Bedeutungsträger
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Early medieval architecture as bearer of meaning, Günter Bandmann ; translated, with an introduction, by Kendall Wallis ; afterword by Hans Josef Böker
Label
Early medieval architecture as bearer of meaning, Günter Bandmann ; translated, with an introduction, by Kendall Wallis ; afterword by Hans Josef Böker
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7312/band12704
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Bearing Bandmann's Meaning: A Translator's Introduction; 1: The Problem of Meaning in Architecture; The Essence of Meaning; The Medieval Work of Art; Aesthetic Meaning; The Current State of Research on Symbolic and Historical Meaning in Architecture; Sources and Methods: The Sources; Sources and Methods: The Methods; 2: The Symbolic Meaning of Buildings According to Written and Visual Sources; The Written Sources; The Medieval Copy; Historical Consciousness in the Middle Ages; The Intended Purpose; The Allegorical Meaning; The Church as Heavenly City
  • The Visual SourcesThe Formal Consequences of Allegorical Meaning; The Meaning of the Keystone; The Column as Figure; City and Castle as Model of the Church; The Two-Towered City Gate; The City Wall; The Three-Tower Group; The Niche-Portal; The Three-Arched Opening; Summary; 3: Historical Meaning; Tradition and Habit; Turning Toward Historicity; State, Religion, and Law; Sacred Kingship; Writing; Portraiture; Images of Events; The Demarcated Area; Dwelling, Tomb, Temple; Building in Stone; The Holy Place; Spolia; Axial Arrangement Within a Structured Area; Axial Arrangement Within a Building
  • The Effects of Historical MeaningThe Emperor and Architecture; The Transept as Throne Hall; The Cruciform Tomb; The Three-Chambered Layout; The Architectural Baldachin; The Transept Basilica and Cruciform Basilica of the Franks Before Charlemagne; The Central-Plan Building; The Westwork; Tendencies of the Western Imperium; The Beginnings of Norman Architecture in Relation to the Architecture of the Empire; The Roman Idiom of the Western Imperium; The Double Choir; Architectural Ornament; The Emperor's Rivals; The Roman Curia; The Monastic Orders; The Italian Cities; Bishops and Regional Lords
  • The "Nations"4: The Decline of Symbolic and Historical Meaning; Reform and Secularization; The Predominance of Artistic Tendencies; The New Awareness of Space; Summary; Afterword; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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1 online resource (xii, 354 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231501729
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Publisher number
EB00639099
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