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Aachen

Aachen   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

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2013
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Art & Architecture, History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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City in Nordrhein-Westfalia, Germany. It was the birthplace and residence of Charlemagne, ruler of the Frankish Kingdom, and remained associated

Aachen Altar, Master of the

Aachen Altar, Master of the (fl c. 1485–1515)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

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He is named after the great winged altarpiece with scenes from the Passion (c. 1510; Aachen, Domschatzkam.), painted for

Aberdeen

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

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Scottish city situated on the east coast of the estuary of the River Dee and River Don. The city centre

Aberdeen Bestiary

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

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Deluxe manuscript (Aberdeen, U. Lib., MS. 24) made in England around 1200. It is remarkable for its lavish illustrations, amply

Abraham ben Judah ibn Hayyim

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

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A treatise on the preparation of colours and gold for use in manuscript illumination (Parma, Bib. Palatina, MS. De Rossi

Acceptus

Acceptus (1039–41)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

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His name occurs in inscriptions on a marble pulpit in Canosa Cathedral and on the beams of similar pulpits at

Acerenza

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Town and commune in the province of Potenza, southern Italy. Known for its strategic position on top of a rocky

Adelaide of Savoy, Master of

Adelaide of Savoy, Master of (fl c. 1450)   Reference library

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He is named after his principal work, a Book of Hours (Chantilly, Mus. Condé, MS. 76) that was at one

Admont Abbey

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

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Benedictine abbey on the River Enns in Styria, Austria. It was founded in the mid-11th century by Bishop Gebhard from

Aesthetics

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Branch of Western philosophy concerned with the arts, especially the fine arts, although it often treats the concepts of natural

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