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The visual culture of baptism in the Middle Ages : essays on medieval fonts, settings and beliefs
edited by Harriet M. Sonne de Torrens and Miguel A. Torrens.
Design Library Call Number
  Stacks NA5070 .V57 2013 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 9781409456759 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1409456757 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • OCLC Number: 819741864
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents

Nel mio bel San Giovanni, fatti per loco de' battezzatori : Baptismal Fonts in Tuscany / Nirit Ben-Aryeh Debby -- Saint-John Portal and Baptistery at St.-Etienne Cathedral of Sens / Annebelle Martín -- Reconsidering the Date of the Baptismal Font in San Isidoro, León, Spain / Harriet M. Sonne de Torrens -- The Two Fonts of the Florence Baptistery and the Evolution of the Baptismal Rite in Florence, ca. 1200-1500 / Amy R. Bloch -- "The Heavens and All the Powers Therein": The Iconography of the Font of All Saints, Gresford, in its Political Context / Madeleine Gray -- Festive Vessels or Everyday Fonts? New Considerations on the Liturgical Functions of Medieval Baptismal Fonts in Germany / Silvia Schlegel -- Chores, Computation, and the Second Coming: Calendar Images and Romanesque Baptismal Fonts / Frances Altvater -- Baptism and the Interaction with Supernatural Creatures in Medieval Europe / Jenni Kuuliala.