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FT-41956-97
Palace of the Mind: The Sculpture of Santo Domingo De Silos and the Transformation of Castilian Art in the 12th Century
Elizabeth Valdez Del alamo, Montclair State University

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Place of the Mind: The Cloister of Silos and Spanish Sculpture of the Twelfth Century (Book)
Title: Place of the Mind: The Cloister of Silos and Spanish Sculpture of the Twelfth Century
Author: Elizabeth Valdez del Alamo
Abstract: The extraordinary cloister of Santo Domingo de Silos is central to our understanding of medieval sculpture, and of Spain’s place in its development. Elizabeth Valdez del Álamo offers an innovative reading of the monastery’s medieval sculpture and the first complete study in English. Her carefully documented work revises many traditional theories about the site built during the late eleventh and twelfth centuries. Rather than expressing resistance to religious reform, as commonly held for the renowned Emmaus and Thomas reliefs of the first campaign, they embrace the newly imposed Roman rite. The sirens, dragons, lions, and birds of the capitals are shown to have significance beyond mere decoration. The inventive images of the second campaign, an Annunciation-Coronation and a Trinity set into the Tree of Jesse, derive specifically from monastic devotion, colored by local concerns such as the Reconquest.
Year: 2011
Primary URL: http://www.brepols.net
Secondary URL: http://www.oxbowbooks.com
Publisher: Brepols
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9782503517117
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes

Place of the Mind: The Cloister of Silos and Spanish Sculpture of the Twelfth Century (Book)
Title: Place of the Mind: The Cloister of Silos and Spanish Sculpture of the Twelfth Century
Author: Valdez Del alamo, Elizabeth
Year: 2011
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/isbn//9782503517117
Primary URL Description: WorldCat entry
Publisher: Brepols
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9782503517117


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