Saints in Art

"From Agatha to Zeno, this book presents the images and attributes of more than one hundred saints, those most frequently encountered in sacred art, history and legend, tradition and devotional literature. Lavishly illustrated, this book introduces the saints with their identifying attributes, notes on their lives and martyrdoms, and visual references that make it easy to identify their characters and legends and the forms of worship for each."--BOOK JACKET.

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  • Author : Rosa Giorgi
  • Publisher : Getty Publications
  • Pages : 383 pages
  • ISBN : 9780892367177
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Saints in Art

Saints in Art
  • Author : Rosa Giorgi
  • Publisher : Getty Publications
  • Release : 19 January 2022
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"From Agatha to Zeno, this book presents the images and attributes of more than one hundred saints, those most frequently encountered in sacred art, history and legend, tradition and devotional literature. Lavishly illustrated, this book introduces the saints with their identifying attributes, notes on their lives and martyrdoms, and visual references that make it easy to identify their characters and legends and the forms of worship for each."--BOOK JACKET.

Saints and Their Symbols

Saints and Their Symbols
  • Author : Fernando Lanzi,Gioia Lanzi
  • Publisher : Liturgical Press
  • Release : 19 January 2022
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"Saints and their Symbols" is a guide for recognizing and understanding the saints, explaining why so many of the saints appear in images with Jesus and the Virgin Mary yet remain unnamed, which symbols are associated with each saint, and what their roles were in Christian salvation. With 265 full-color images and biographical information about the saints, this is a work of popular religious culture and anthropology.Liturgical Press

Saints in Art (Classic Reprint)

Saints in Art (Classic Reprint)
  • Author : Clara Erskine Clement
  • Publisher : Forgotten Books
  • Release : 24 March 2018
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Excerpt from Saints in Art We must remember that the saints who had died for their faith in Christ were brought close to the people through oral tradition and legendary chronicles at a period when Christians - with the exception of the very learned - had not the Gospel to study, and could scarcely realise a nearness to Him, concerning whose nature they were hopelessly puz zled by the wrangling of the schoolmen. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds

Saints

Saints
  • Author : Rosa Giorgi
  • Publisher : Harry N. Abrams
  • Release : 01 September 2006
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Portrays more than 375 Catholic saints, arranged by the days of the year on which each is honored. The images range from world-famous works of art by such masters as Caravaggio, Rubens, Velazquez, and El Greco to more modern and lesser-known depictions. Author Giorgi has chosen up to three saints for each day of the year and has composed a brief accompanying description of each, including etymology of names, historical background, and patronage. Encompassing angels and abbots, mystics and martyrs, priests

The Warrior Saints in Byzantine Art and Tradition

The Warrior Saints in Byzantine Art and Tradition
  • Author : Christopher Walter
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 05 December 2016
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Christopher Walter's study of the cult and iconography of Byzantine warrior saints - George, Demetrius, the two Theodores, and dozens more - is at once encyclopaedic and interpretative, and the first comprehensive study of the subject. The author delineates their origins and development as a distinctive category of saint, showing that in its definitive form this coincides with the apogee of the Byzantine empire in the 10th-11th centuries. He establishes a repertory, particularly of their commemorations in synaxaries and

Saints in Art

Saints in Art
  • Author : Clara Erskine Clement Waters
  • Publisher : Nova Publishers
  • Release : 19 January 2022
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This superb book, originally published in 1899, has been completely reset for this new edition. Whether it be at the Louvre or a thousand museums, churches or shrines, visitors cannot escape being struck by the presence of the saints in the pictures. But why are they there and what does the presence of this or that saint mean to the viewer? What was the artist attempting to convey? Ms. Clement brings to life both historical and devotional pictures, explaining what the