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The Gothic Idol: Ideology and Image-Making in Medieval Art

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The Gothic Idol: Ideology and Image-Making in Medieval Art - Camille, Michael
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By examining the theme of idol-worship in medieval art, this book reveals the ideological basis of paintings, statues and manuscript illuminations that depict the worship of false gods in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. By showing that images of idolatry stood for those outside the Church - pagans, Muslims, Jews, heretics, homosexuals - Camille sheds light on how medieval society viewed both alien 'others' and itself. He links the abhorrence of worshipping false gods in images to an 'image-explosion' in the ...

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The Gothic Idol: Ideology and Image-Making in Medieval Art 1991, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521424301

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The Gothic Idol: Ideology and Image-Making in Medieval Art 1989, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521340403

Hardcover