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Crown and Veil: Female Monasticism from the Fifth to the Fifteenth Centuries

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Crown and Veil offers a broad introduction to the history and visual culture of female monasticism in the Middle Ages, from the earliest communities of Late Antiquity to the Reformation. Scholars from numerous disciplines offer a wide range of perspectives not to be found in any other single book on the subject, placing the art, architecture, literature, liturgy, religious

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Hardcover, 318 pages
Published May 20th 2008 by Columbia University Press (first published April 25th 2008)
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This is a wide-ranging collection of essays, looking at female monasticism in Western Europe from roughly 500 to 1500 with a special focus on the regions which lay within the Holy Roman Empire. Originally written as a catalogue to accompany art exhibitions held in Bonn and Essen in 2005, the articles show their origin in their focus on the rich material and artistic culture of these convents. Almost all are therefore very well illustrated, though I wish the accompanying photographs had been in c ...more
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