In this book, Liz James offers a comprehensive history of wall mosaics produced in the European and Islamic middle ages Taking into account a wide range of issues, including style and iconography, technique and material, and function and patronage, she examines mosaics within their historical context She asks why the mosaic was such a popular medium and considers how mosaics work as historical documents that tell us about attitudes and beliefs in the medieval world The book is divided into two part Part I explores the technical aspects of mosaics, including glass production, labour and materials, and costs In Part II, James provides a chronological history of mosaics, charting the low and high points of mosaic art up until its abrupt end in the late middle ages Written in a clear and engaging style, her book will serve as an essential resource for scholars and students of medieval mosaics....
|Title||:||Mosaics in the Medieval World: From Late Antiquity to the Fifteenth Century|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press October 5, 2017|
|Number of Pages||:||650 pages|
|File Size||:||779 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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