Genealogy and the Politics of Representation in the High and Late Middle Ages

Genealogy and the Politics of Representation in the High and Late Middle Ages ❰PDF / Epub❯ ☆ Genealogy and the Politics of Representation in the High and Late Middle Ages Author Joan Holladay – Heartforum.co.uk Images and image cycles with genealogical content were everywhere in the high and later Middle Ages They represent families related by blood as well as successive office holders and appear as family t Images the Politics of Representation PDF/EPUB or and image cycles with genealogical content were the Politics PDF º everywhere in the high and later Middle Ages They represent families related by blood as well as successive office holders and appear as family trees and lineages of single figures in manuscripts, on walls and in stained glass, and in sculpture and metalwork Yet art historians have hardly remarked on the frequency of these images Genealogy and PDF/EPUB or Considering the physical contexts and functions of these works alongside the goals of their patrons, this volume examines groups of figural genealogies ranging across northern Europe and dating from the mid twelfth to the mid fourteenth century Joan A Holladay considers how they were used to legitimize rulers and support their political and territorial goals, to reinforce archbishops rights to crown kings, to cement and the Politics PDF ☆ relationships between families of founders and their monastic foundations, and to commemorate the dead The flexibility and legibility of this genre was key to its widespread use.

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Genealogy and the Politics of Representation in the High
    Import EPUB to the Program Import EPUB across northern Europe and dating from the mid twelfth to the mid fourteenth century Joan A Holladay considers how they were used to legitimize rulers and support their political and territorial goals, to reinforce archbishops rights to crown kings, to cement and the Politics PDF ☆ relationships between families of founders and their monastic foundations, and to commemorate the dead The flexibility and legibility of this genre was key to its widespread use."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 406 pages
  • Genealogy and the Politics of Representation in the High and Late Middle Ages
  • Joan Holladay
  • 24 January 2019
  • 9781108470186

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