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Title Symbols and models in the Mediterranean : perceiving through cultures / edited by Aneilya Barnes and Mariarosaria Salerno.
Co-Author Barnes, Aneilya (editor)
Publisher Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Creation Date 2017
Content Representing and re-modeling order in the Mediterranean. Political and religious models in the medieval Mediterranean /Jean-Marie Martin --A model of leadership: descriptions and portraits of the Normans in southern Europe /Mariarosaria Salerno --Terminology in the models of economic structures in medieval Calabria (11th-13th century) /Riccardo Berardi -- Interpretation and symbolism in medieval thought: the Joachimite's break at the end of the twelfth century /Luca Parisoli --Symbolism in Mediterranean art and architecture.Constructing maritime worlds: the problem of obejcts /Linda Hulin and Damian Robinson -- The eagle as a divine symbol in the ancient Mediterranean /Simone Voegtle --A lamp from the Belgrade City Museum with a representation of SS. Constantine and Helen /Branka M. Gugolj and Danijela T. Tešic-Radovanovic -- Symbols and figurative sacred art as a representative overview of the Christian East /Attilio Vaccaro --Evoking a distant past?: the chevron motif as an emblematic relic of Crusader architecture in late medieval Cyprus /Thomas Kaffenberger --Studying symbols in literature.Dream symbols in the Mediterranean world: woman's position in Byzantine society /Vassiliki Kokkori --Reality and symbols in Byzantine ecphrastic texts of the ninth and tenth centuries /Gioacchino Strano --The cult of the dragon-slaying saints in Calabria /Massimo Bidotti --Abduction in the Slovenian ballad of "Fair Vida": symbolism and parallels in the Mediterranean region /Irena Avsenik Nabergoj --Symbols if the Mediterranean in Ernest Renan's "La vie de Jesus" /Yousra Sabra.
Notes "This volume contains selected essays tgat were presented in earlier forms at the sixth International Conference of Mediterranan Worlds (MedWorlds), which was held in September 2014 by the Department of Humanities at the University of Calabria, Italy"--Editor's preface.
Includes bibliographical references.
Format ix, 282 pages : illustrations
22 cm.
Language English
Copyright Date ©2017
Identifier ISBN1443891444
ISBN9781443891448
System Number 990041036130205171

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