Item Number: 106696
Title: The Clement Bible at the Medieval Courts of Naples and Avignon : A Story of Papal Power, Royal Prestige, and Patronage
Author: Fleck, Cathleen A
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Description: Aldershot: Ashgate, 2011. 24cm., hardcover, 350pp., 4 color, 70 b&w illus., 1 map. Contents: Introduction: what is the biography of a Bible?; Illuminated Bibles at the court of Naples: the creation of the Clement Bible (c. 1320–1365); A courtier and a bishop at the king's court: the first known owners of the Clement Bible (c. 1326–1340); The artist at court in Naples: the stylistic meaning of Pietro Cavallini and the Clement Bible (c. 1308–1330); Vision and artistic translation in Naples: iconographic meaning of the Clement Bible under King Robert the Wise (1309–1343); Court play: the Clement Bible and the papal library in Avignon (c. 1341–1377); The court in exile: the Clement Bible and art in Avignon during the 'Babylonian captivity' (1341–1377); The divided court of the popes: the Clement Bible and Clement VII (1378–1394); The court's triumph and defeat: the Clement Bible beyond Clement VII (1394–1424); Epilogue: the Clement Bible after the Middle Ages; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.
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