Rothschild Canticles

Rothschild Canticles

The Rothschild Canticles New Haven, Yale Beinecke Library MS 404 f. 84r Three persons of the Trinity

Rothschild Canticles 104r

Rothschild Canticles 104r

The Rothschild Canticles New Haven, Yale Beinecke Library MS 404 f. 104r Unity of the Trinity

Rothschild Canticles 106r

Rothschild Canticles 106r

The Rothschild Canticles New Haven, Yale Beinecke Library MS 404 f. 106r Trinity as Union

Rothschild Canticles 61r

Rothschild Canticles 61r

The Rothschild Canticles New Haven, Yale Beinecke Library MS 404 f. 61r Infant Christ and Mary

Rothschild Canticles 64r

Rothschild Canticles 64r

The Rothschild Canticles New Haven, Yale Beinecke Library MS 404 f. 64r Woman clothed in the sun, from Revelation.

Rothschild Canticles 53r

Rothschild Canticles 53r

The Rothschild Canticles New Haven, Yale Beinecke Library MS 404 f. 53r

Caroline Walker Bynum

          Christian Materiality:

An Essay on Religion in Late Medieval Europe

                  Introduction(s)

 

   With Christopher Roman, Jennifer Feltman, and Angela Bennett Segler

Primary sources discussed include: 

  • St. Foy in Conques

  • The Rothschild Canticles (pictured here)

      Yale, Beinecke Library MS 404

  • The Book of Margery Kempe

  • Julian of Norwich

  • Bernard of Clairvaux

  • Gregory of Nissa

  • Augustine

 

Chapter One: Visual Matter

With Christopher Roman, Jennifer Feltman, and Angela Bennett Segler

Frontispiece to St. Luke's Gospel
BL Add MS 37049
Arm Reliquary
True Cross Reliquary
True Cross Reliquary Side
True Cross Reliquary Oblique
Small Becket Reliquary
Reliquary Casket of Becket Blood
Reliquary Chasse
WoodSaintYrieix
TopSaintYiriex
Saint Yrieix
BeguineCradle
PassionAltar
NoliMeTangere.jpg
EcceHomo.jpg
Doubting Thomas

Topics discussed include: 

  • Medieval Image Theory

  • Medieval O.O.O. : the object always withdraws from complete human knowledge

  • Seeing and not seeing in reliquaries

  • Interactive Art: Use/Appropriation/Misuse

  • Art and Optics

  • Living Matter

  • Matter = "that which changes"

 

© 2016 Angela Bennett Segler. All rights reserved.

PassionAltar

Passion Altar from Cloister Ihlow, now in Aurich Closed depicts the Mass of St. Gregory Open depicts the crucifixion in gilded three-dimensionality

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