Rome re-imagined : twelfth-century Jews, Christians and Muslims encounter the Eternal City

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  • Creator [edited by] Louis I. Hamilton and Stefano Riccioni
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011.
  • Physical Details
    • 159, v pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9789004225282, 9004225285
  • OCLC ocn794227941

Notes

  • Two sets of page numbers given; one bracketed, one not. The bracketed set relates to the page numbering of this volume.
  • "Special offprint of Medieval encounters volume 17/4-5 (2011)"--Cover.
  • "This special issue of Medieval encounters is the result of a conference held at Drew University in the spring of 2008 and sponsored by Drew University and the Drew University Center on Religion, Culture and Conflict (CRCC)"--Pages 158-159.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Introduction: Rome Re-imagined / Herbert L. Kessler -- The Rituals of Renaissance : Liturgy and Mythic History in The Marvels of Rome / Louis I. Hamilton -- Rewriting Antiquity, Renewing Rome : The Identity of the Eternal City through Visual Art, Monumental Inscriptions and the Mirabilia / Stefano Riccioni -- Walking in the Shadows of the Past : The Jewish Experience of Rome in the Twelfth Century / Marie Therese Champagne and Ra'anan S. Boustan -- Viewing Rome from the Roman Empires / Emily Albu -- An Assessment of the Political Symbolism of the City of Rome in the Writings of John of Salisbury / Irene A. O'Daly -- Decoding the Labyrinth : Rome in Arabic and Persian Medieval Literature / Mario Casari -- Conclusion: An Imagined City / Louis I. Hamilton and Stefano Riccioni
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