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Crown and Veil

Female Monasticism from the Fifth to the Fifteenth Centuries

Crown and Veil( )
Author: Hamburger, Jeffrey F.
Editor: Marti, Susan
Translator: Hamburger, Dietlinde
Foreword by: Bynum, Caroline Walker
ISBN:978-0-231-13980-9
Publication Date:May 2008
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $55.00
Book Description:

Crown and Veil offers a broad introduction to the history and visual culture of female monasticism in the Middle Ages, from the earliest communities of Late Antiquity to the Reformation. Scholars from numerous disciplines offer a wide range of perspectives not to be found in any other single book on the subject, placing the art, architecture, literature, liturgy, religious practices, and economic foundations of these communities within a wide historical and cultural context.More Description

Book Details
Pages:344
Detailed Subjects: Art / Subjects & Themes / Religious
Religion / Monasticism
Religion / General
Art / History / Medieval
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.474 x 9.165 x 1.084 Inches
Book Weight:1.522 Pounds



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