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Sacred Scripture / Sacred Space

The Interlacing of Real Places and Conceptual Spaces in Medieval Art and Architecture

Funded by: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
Edited by: Tobias Frese, Wilfried E. Keil,  and Kristina Krüger
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Thirteen papers on different subjects, focussing on writings and inscriptions in medieval art, explore the faculty of writing to create and determine spaces and to generate the sacred by the display of holy scripture. The subjects range from book illumination over wall painting, mosaics, sculpture, and church interiors to inscriptions on portals and façades.

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Tobias Frese, Wilfried E. Keil and Kristina Krüger, Heidelberg University, Germany.

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Audience: Scholars of Art History, Medieval Studies and Religious Studies.