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Art and the Construction of Early Medieval Queenship

Erin Barrett

Art and the Construction of Early Medieval Queenship

Dynastic Legitimacy and Family Piety (Women, Power and Politics)

by Erin Barrett

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Published by Cassell .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History - Medieval,
  • Medieval,
  • Women"s Studies - History,
  • Gender studies,
  • History of art: c 500 CE to c 1400,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • World history: c 500 to C 1500,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10531002M
    ISBN 100718501136
    ISBN 109780718501136
    OCLC/WorldCa230180281

    Early medieval rites of queen-making and the shaping of medieval queenship - Janet L Nelson `Never was a body buried in England with such solemnity and honour': the burials and posthumous commemorations of english queens to queens to - John C Parsons. Queenship, Gender, and Reputation takes up the crucial theme of reputation in the study of royal women, in eight essays which range from the medieval to the early modern, and from Scandinavia to Central Europe to Iberia in scope, although in fact, seven out of the eight essays focus on the late medieval and early modern period, and the majority.

    Queens and Queenship in Medieval Europe: Proceedings of a Conference held at King's College London, April | Anne J. Duggan | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. General Overviews. Because of nationally oriented scholarship and the diverse nature of queens’ experiences, as well as the breadth and depth implied in the term medieval, few effective general overviews of medieval queens and queenship are available, with the exception of the full-length monograph Earenfight , which provides an excellent overview of and starting point for medieval.

    In Queenship, Gender, and Reputation in the Medieval and Early Modern West, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, , pp– “The Construction of Queenship in the Illustrated Estoire de Seint Aedward le Rei,” Gesta ( Queenship in the High Middle Ages, c. –; Queenship in the Later Middle Ages, c. Unlike empresses in Germany and queens in England and France, the lives and political careers of most Iberian queens remain largely unknown to non-specialists. In this collection, Theresa Earenfight brings together new research on medieval and early modern Spanish queens that highlights the Price: $


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Art and the Construction of Medieval Queenship by Erin Barrett,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Medieval queens led richly complex lives and were highly visible women active in a man's world. Linked to kings by marriage, family, and property, queens were vital to the institution of monarchy.

In this comprehensive and accessible introduction to the study of queenship, Theresa Earenfight documents the lives and works of queens and empresses across Europe, Byzantium, and the Mediterranean in the Middle by:   The Rituals and Rhetoric of Queenship; Medieval to Early Modern is a collection of papers which originated in a conference held at Canterbury Christ Church University in August Queens and Queenship in Medieval Europe: Proceedings of a Conference Held at King's College London, April History of the Valois Burgundy: Editor: Anne Duggan: Edition: illustrated, reprint: Publisher: Boydell Press, ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects.

Chapter one, ‘Theme and variations’, centers on how Roman, Barbarian, and Christian societies, among them the eastern Roman Empire, the early Byzantine Empire, the Frankish and Merovingian realms, early medieval Britain and Ireland, the Iberian Peninsula and Italy, began to fashion a definition of medieval queenship from the years – CE.

This is the first major study in English of the queens of the Ottonian dynasty (). The Ottonians were a family from Saxony who are often regarded as the founders of the medieval German kingdom. They were the most successful of all the dynasties to emerge from the wreckage of the pan-European Carolingian Empire after it disintegrated inruling as kings and emperors in Germany and.

The first book to consider such imagery across the dramatically diverse cultures of Western Europe, Byzantium, and the Islamic Middle East, Cosmos and Community in Early Medieval Art illuminates the distinctions between the cosmological art of these three cultural spheres, and reasserts the centrality of astronomical imagery to the study of art.

the 1st four books of the new testament- relate the life and death of Jesus. Horror Vacui- (horror of emptiness) refers to the filling in of entire surface of artwork with detail, especially in early artwork.

The Hiberno-Saxon Illuminated Manuscripts are one of the most distinct and impressive art forms that developed during the early medieval period in the West. Their style and form is a fusion of Celtic and Christian traditions. Medieval India. India in the Middle Ages hosted a series of dynastic rulers who led the changes in politics, economy, religion, societal structure, and art.

The medieval period in India began in the 6th century with the Rashtrakuta dynasty and ended in the 16th century with the rise in power of the Mughal Empire. Art and the construction of early medieval queenship: the iconography of the join royal/imperial portrait and the visual representation of the ruler's consort.

Author: Barrett, Erin Gabrielle. Introduction. Ravenna, S Apollinare Nuovo, mosaic showing the Betrayal of Christ, c. ; photo credit: Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY. The thousand plus years between the division of the Roman Empire into Eastern and Western empires around the 4th century AD and the beginnings of the Renaissance in Europe are known as the medieval period.

Monastic Matrix: A scholarly resource for the study of women's religious communities from to CE; Monastic Matrix is an ongoing collaborative effort by an international group of scholars of medieval history, religion, history of art, archaeology, religion, and other disciplines, as well as librarians and experts in computer technology.

A wide-ranging analysis of medieval queenship is provided by these essays, written by North American and European historians who have mined a rich variety of diplomatic, literary, and archaeological sources.

Far more than simple biographical sketches, this volume examines queenship across a broad geographical and chronological spectrum/5.

Before the invention of mechanical printing, books were handmade objects, treasured as works of art and as symbols of enduring knowledge. Indeed, in the Middle Ages, the book becomes an attribute of God.

Every stage in the creation of a medieval book required intensive labor, sometimes involving the collaboration of entire workshops. Medieval queens led richly complex lives and were highly visible women active in a man's world.

Linked to kings by marriage, family, and property, queens were vital to the institution of monarchy. In this comprehensive and accessible introduction to the study of queenship, Theresa Earenfight documents the lives and works of queens and empresses across Europe, Byzantium, and the Mediterranean.

Medieval Queenship Lois Huneycutt | Published in History Today Volume 39 Issue 6 June Within the last ten years, there as been a small but growing body of scholarship devoted to exploring the role of the medieval queen within the court and in the kingdom at large.

medieval and early modem queenship that links all three of the vol­ umes under review, but others have distinctly sociological and anthropological roots, and seem ill at ease in a collection that adver­ tises a predominantly historical perspective.

The stated aim of the volume is to extend the parameters of thought on women and power. English Medieval Queenship with Dr Rosemary Horrox (University of Cambridge) at Sutton Hoo, Saturday, 3rd October, It is only relatively recently that historians have become interested in queenship rather than individual queens.

This day school draws on a range Continue reading →. This book is a forerunner in queenship and re-invents the reputations of the women and some of the men. The contributors answers questions about the nature of queenship, reputation of queens, and gender roles in the medieval and early modern west.

The essays question the viability of propaganda, gossip, and rumor that still characterizes some.The use of valuable materials is a constant in medieval art. Most illuminated manuscripts of the Early Middle Ages had lavish book covers decked with precious metal, ivory, and jewels.

One of the best examples of precious metalwork in medieval art is the jeweled cover of the Codex Aureus of St. Emmeram (c. ).Queenship and Political Power in Medieval and Early Modern Spain (review) Article in Renaissance Quarterly 59(2) June with 45 Reads How we measure 'reads'.