Architecture and Pilgrimage, 1000-1500: Southern Europe and Beyond (BOK)

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Although there is an obvious association between pilgrimage and place, relatively little research has centred directly on the role of architecture. Architecture and Pilgrimage, 1000-1500: Southern Europe and Beyond synthesizes the work of a distinguished international group of scholars. It takes a broad view of architecture, to include cities, routes, ritual topographies and human interaction with the natural environment, as well as specific buildings and shrines, and considers how these were perceived, represented and remembered. The essays explore both the ways in which the physical embodiment of pilgrimage cultures is shared, and what we can learn from the differences.The chosen period reflects the flowering of medieval and early modern pilgrimage. The perspective is that of the pilgrim journeying within - or embarking from - Southern Europe, with a particular emphasis on Italy. The book pursues the connections between pilgrimage and architecture through the investigation of such issues as topography, theology, ritual and liturgy, patronage, miracles and healing, relics, and individual and communal memory. Moreover, it explores how pilgrimage may be regarded on various levels, from a physical journey towards a holy site to a more symbolic and internalized idea of pilgrimage of the soul.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forlag
ISBN 9781472410832 Antall sider 304
Dimensjoner 17,2cm x 24,4cm x 3cm Vekt 793 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Deborah Howard, Paul Davies, Wendy Pullan
Emner og form History of architecture, Worship, rites & ceremonies