Sarah Blick, Rita Tekippe's Art And Architecture Of Late Medieval Pilgrimage In Northern PDF

By Sarah Blick, Rita Tekippe

ISBN-10: 1429427795

ISBN-13: 9781429427791

ISBN-10: 9004123326

ISBN-13: 9789004123328

This assortment contains essays at the visible adventure and fabric tradition at medieval pilgrimage shrines of northern Europe and the British Isles, relatively the paintings and structure created to accentuate non secular adventure for viewers. those experiences specialise in nearby pilgrimage facilities which flourished from the 12th-16th centuries, addressing quite a few facets of visible imagery and architectural area which galvanized devotees to price cults of enshrined saints and to venerate them in reminiscence from afar. topics contain pilgrim gown, jeweled and painted reliquaries, labyrinths, difficult processions, published texts of the saint's lifestyles, shrines, sculpture and different architectural ornament, and pilgrim souvenirs. Profusely illustrated with 350 images, this paintings will curiosity students and scholars of artwork background, heritage, spiritual experiences, and pop culture. members contain: Ilana Abend-David, Virginia Blanton, Sarah Blick, Katja Boertjes, James Bugslag, Lisa Victoria Ciresi, Daniel okay. Connolly, M. Cecilia Gaposchkin, Laura D. Gelfand, Anja Grebe, Anne F. Harris, Kelly M. Holbert, Vida J. Hull, Jos Koldeweij, Marike de Kroon, Claire Labrecque, Stephen Lamia, Nora Laos, Jennifer M. Lee, Albert Lemeunier, Mitchell B. Merback, Scott B. Montgomery, Jeanne Nuechterlein, Rita Tekippe, William J. Travis, Kristen Van Ausdall, Benoit Van den Bossche.

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According to family records, Stephen Praun did not travel alone, but in the company of a certain Johann Baptist Brock. This can be deduced from an inscription in the genealogical and heraldic book of the Praun family begun in 1615 by his younger brother Jakob I Praun (1558–1627). The manuscript contains several watercolor portraits of important family members, where Stephen Praun is depicted three times. ”12 The watercolor is a simplified copy of the painting discussed above. The artist used the painting as a model, omitted the landscape background, thus bringing the drawing into line with the other portraits in the manuscript.

1 Such practical instructions regarding the best traveling equipment are also found in pilgrims’ guidebooks and other literary sources such as letters and reports. These instructions differ in their comprehensiveness, according to their time, their social milieu, their mode of travel, itinerary, and destination of the journey. However, nearly every text includes certain basic advice regarding comfortable and weather-proof outer clothing, warm underwear, comfortable and hardwearing shoes—ideally two pairs—and a hat to protect the traveler from the elements.

Klaus Herbers, Der Jakobsweg. Mit einem mittelalterlichen Pilgerführer unterwegs nach Santiago de Compostela (Tübingen, 1986), pp. 57–82, esp. pp. 64–7. 31 This sermon, meant for the feast of the Translation of St. Jacob (December 30), not only deals with the the translation of the saint from Jerusalem to Compostela, but also gives directions for a good pilgrimage. 32 The original manuscript, kept in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, is also called Codex Calixtinus after Pope Calixtus II (r.

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