Medieval

Nemanjic Dynasty - Serbia
This PhD thesis investigates how the successors to the first ruler of an amalgamation of Serb lands, the Raškan Serb Veliki Župan, Stefan Nemanja, sought to create legitimacy for what otherwise may have been the passing successes of one local chieftain. [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: Medievalists
Medieval Cistercian Nuns
This article explores the medieval customary of the royal convent of Las Huelgas of Burgos, a hitherto unpublished document of critical importance for the knowledge of one of the most emblematic institutions of medieval Castile. [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: Medievalists
This paper examines the relation between three concepts: a child's will, children's agency and child labour. This paper shows how these concepts were developed in Byzantine society in order to advance a religious agenda. [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: Medievalists
This essay is a study of a Renaissance Italian manuscript which has been published under the title Arte Giamata Aresmetica (‘The Art Called Arithmetic'). [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: Medievalists
The inverse perspective is a method of representing spatial depth used only in Byzantine painting. It is different from Renaissance perspective. The inverse perspective, with two-dimensional axonometric representations, is more complex, offering multiple possibilities of symbolization. [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Source: Medievalists

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