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Spectacular Miracles: Transforming Images in Italy, from the Renaissance to the Present

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Spectacular Miracles: Transforming Images in Italy, from the Renaissance to the Present - Garnett, Jane, and Rosser, Gevase
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Spectacular Miracles confronts an enduring Western belief in the supernatural power of images, for example the belief that a statue or painting of the Madonna can fly through the air, speak, weep or produce miraculous cures. Although discomforting to widely-held assumptions, the cults of particular paintings and statues held to be miraculous have persisted beyond the middle ages into the present, even in a modern European city such as Genoa, the primary focus of this book. Spectacular Miracles draws upon rich documentation ...

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Spectacular Miracles: Transforming Images in Italy, from the Renaissance to the Present 2013, Reaktion Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781780231051

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