Hispania Vetus

Autore: Susana Zapke
Editore: Fundacion BBVA
ISBN: 8496515508
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Gothic Art In Ireland 1169 1550

Autore: Colum Hourihane
Editore: Paul Mellon Ctr for Studies
ISBN: 9780300094350
Grandezza: 62,40 MB
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It will come as a surprise to many that a wealth of Gothic art and architecture can still be found in Ireland. This text examines the most westerly expression of Gothic - on the edge of Europe - and traces its development from the beginning of the 13th century to the Reformation. Colum Hourihane offers insights into Gothic Irish art, and he presents a revised view of art in Ireland in the Middle Ages.

Ars Sacra 800 1200

Autore: Peter Lasko
Editore: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300060483
Grandezza: 19,48 MB
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This book deals with the art of church treasuries and cloisters in the early middle ages in Europe - the work of goldsmiths, ivory carvers, bronze casters, enamellers and wood carvers. These so-called 'Minor Arts' played a major creative role alongside the other pictorial arts and architectural sculpture. The book traces the unbroken development of the Sacred Arts and their interrelationships throughout Europe from the Renovatio of the arts - the 'Rebirth of Antiquity' - encouraged under the Emperor Charlemagne in the late eighth century, until a renewed and fresh appreciation of the natural world - the Gothic - began to replace the powerful stylisations and the last vestiges of the classical tradition of the Romanesque in the early thirteenth century.

Gregorian Chant And The Carolingians

Autore: Kenneth Levy
Editore: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691017334
Grandezza: 58,29 MB
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A world-renowned scholar of plainchant, Kenneth Levy has spent a portion of his career investigating the nature and ramifications of this repertory's shift from an oral tradition to the written versions dating to the tenth century. In Gregorian Chant and the Carolingians, which represents the culmination of his research, Levy seeks to change long-held perceptions about certain crucial stages of the evolution and dissemination of the old corpus of plainchant--most notably the assumption that such a large and complex repertory could have become and remained fixed for over a century while still an oral tradition. Levy portrays the promulgation of an authoritative body of plainchant during the reign of Charlemagne by clearly differentiating between actual evidence, hypotheses, and received ideas. How many traditions of oral chant existed before the tenth century? Among the variations noted in written chant, can one point to a single version as being older or more authentic than the others? What precursors might there have been to the notational system used in all the surviving manuscripts, where the notational system seems fully formed and mature? In answering questions that have long vexed many scholars of Gregorian chant's early history, Levy offers fresh explanations of such topics as the origin of Latin neumes, the shifting relationships between memory and early notations, and the puzzling differences among the first surviving neume-species from the tenth century, which have until now impeded a critical restoration of the Carolingian musical forms.

The Rule Of Saint Benedict

Autore: Bruce L Venarde
Editore: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674053044
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One of the most influential texts in the Middle Ages, The Rule of Saint Benedict offers guidance about both the spiritual and organizational dimensions, from the loftiest to the lowliest, of monastic life. This new Latin-English edition has features of interest for first-time readers of the Rule as well as for scholars of medieval history and language. The Latin text is a transcription of manuscript 914 of the Abbey of St. Gall (Switzerland), an early ninth-century copy regarded as the version that most closely reproduces Benedict's style. The saintâe(tm)s idiom was informal, sometimes conversational, and heavily influenced by the spoken Latin of the sixth century CE. In the Rule his voice and thought processes come through in all their strength and humanity. Readers will find background to the monastic life in the notes. This volume also includes texts and translations of two letters that explain the origins of the St. Gall version as well as an index to all the translated materials.

A Companion To Catalan Culture

Autore: Dominic Keown
Editore: Tamesis Books
ISBN: 1855662272
Grandezza: 39,25 MB
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Why Catalans insist on their identity.

Pragmatics Of Computer Mediated Communication

Autore: Susan Herring
Editore: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110214466
Grandezza: 16,34 MB
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Excerpt Open publication The present handbook provides an overview of the pragmatics of language and language use mediated by digital technologies. Computer-mediated communication (CMC) is defined to include text-based interactive communication via the Internet, websites and other multimodal formats, and mobile communication. In addition to 'core' pragmatic and discourse-pragmatic phenomena the chapters cover pragmatically-focused research on types of CMC and pragmatic approaches to characteristic CMC phenomena. Reduced series price (print) available! > For orders, please contact [email protected]

Dark Vales

Autore: Raimon Casellas
Editore: Dedalus Limited
ISBN: 9781909232617
Grandezza: 37,88 MB
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The protagonist, Father Latzer, a priest banished for doctrinal heresy to an isolated, backward mountain parish, struggles to achieve personal redemption by bringing salvation to his primitive, taciturn, rural flock. Their mute atavism is disturbed only by the local whore, Footloose, embodying all the forces against which the priest's reforming mission is directed. The action is set in a recognisable time and a landscape which, through the power of Casellas' language, is endowed with a complex complex poetic charge and is as compelling today as when it was written.

Old Testament Miniatures

Autore: Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell
Editore: Phaidon Press
ISBN: 9780807605134
Grandezza: 77,77 MB
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Insight Elementary Workbook

Autore: Kate Haywood
Editore: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780194011112
Grandezza: 38,75 MB
Formato: PDF
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Closely matches the Student's Book layout Listening tracks available to download from the Student's site Literature insight offers ready-made extra lessons which introduce students to classic pieces of English literature Extra support and practice of the grammar from the Student's Book in the Grammar reference section A unit-by-unit wordlist with dictionary style definitions which gives students more information about core vocabulary.