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Rituals, images, and words; varieties of cultural expression in late medieval and early modern Europe.


Rituals, images, and words; varieties of cultural expression in late medieval and early modern Europe.

Ed. by F. W. Kent and Charles Zika.

Brepols Publishers


439 pages



Late medieval and early modern studies 3


Colleagues and former students of the late Ian Robertson (history, U. of Melbourne, 1961-97) present essays on religious rituals, the rhetoric of the image, and the written and oral word. Among their topics are the religious confraternities in High Renaissance Florence, royal commemoration at Westminster Abbey 1500-1700, and Isabela d'Este and a Bolognese correspondent. Distributed in the US by the David Brown Book Company.

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