Introduction 1: The Roman Language of Art 2: Earliest Christian Art 3: Conversion 4: Art for Aristocrats 5: Endings and Beginnings 6: Craftsmanship and Artistry 7: Saints and Holy Places 8: Holy Images 9: Word and Image 10: Art at the Court 11: Expressive and Didactic Images 12: Towards a New Age Conclusion Notes Timeline Further Reading Museums and Websites List of Illustrations Index
Lawrence Nees is Professor in the Department of Art History at the University of Delaware, where he has taught since 1978. He is the author of 'The Gundohinus Gospels' (Cambridge, Mass., 1987), 'A Tainted Mantle: Hercules and the Classical Tradition at the Carolingian Court' (Philadelphia, 1991), and editor of 'Approaches to Early Medieval Art' (Cambridge, Mass., 1998). He is currently completing a general book on Frankish manuscript illumination.
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