The purpose of Medieval Art is to collect and disseminate web resources and news such as conferences, exhibitions, publications, etc. devoted to medieval art.
The altar screen mosaic icons were ordered and installed on a new reconstructed altar screen in the Žiča Monastery in 1993. The sketches made by a painter, Mladen Srbinović were approved by a committee consisting of eminent experts. Furthermore , The Serbian Patriarch Paul gave his blessing to the icons. However, soon after they were put up, th…[Read more]
Danijela Tešić Radovanović deposited Lamp with the Representation of the Griffin: the Christianisation of Pagan Motifs During late Antiquity in the group Medieval Art on Humanities Commons 4 months, 2 weeks ago
The paper deals with the so called griffin lamps. In the group of early Christian bronze lamps, a relatively large number of those with handles in the form of griffin-shaped protome have been preserved. Griffin lamps could be called the prototype of Late Antique production, owing to the manner in which stylistic and iconographic elements of the…[Read more]
Danijela Tešić Radovanović deposited Између континуитета и негације – рецепција античких сполија у хришћанској традицији на северу Косова in the group Medieval Art on Humanities Commons 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Between Continuity and Negation – Reception of the Ancient Spolia in the Christian Tradition in the North of Kosovo The use of spolia has been recorded on numerous sacred objects in the Northern Kosovo, especially in the micro region around the Roman settlement in Sočanica. Spolia were mostly used for construction and paving; however, their use…[Read more]
Martin Roland deposited Basler Buchmalerei um 1430/40: zwei Neuzuschreibungen aus dem bestand der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek in the group Medieval Art on Humanities Commons 9 months, 1 week ago
The article presents two manuscripts illuminated in Basle c 1420/40.
Martin Roland deposited Illuminierte Handschriften im Internet. Kurzinventar der Handschriften des Zisterzienserstiftes Stams in Tirol in the group Medieval Art on Humanities Commons 9 months, 1 week ago
The contribuition presents an online-repository of illuminated manuscripts preseved in the abbey Stams in Tyrol
The article presents illuminated charters and discusses how they might be presented online.
This essay offers a short story about long distance trade during the “global” middle ages. It emerges as a response to two seemingly unrelated puzzles: one, the role of walrus ivory in the Norse Atlantic economy; the other, the origins of a mysterious material known in Arabic sources as khutu. Although debated within distinct specializations, the…[Read more]