God and Gold in Late Antiquity by Dominic Janes

By Dominic Janes

This learn explains the increase of the Christian grandeur of significant church buildings in past due antiquity and the center a long time. From the fourth century church buildings have been paid for in gold--and have been frequently embellished with it--in obvious contradiction to Christ's message of poverty and straightforwardness. past books have targeted both on artwork ancient imagery or on theological disputes. This pioneering examine employs smooth theories pertaining to imagery and allegory to let us to appreciate the traditional and medieval international view and the textual and creative legacy of that age.

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Garofalo, “The Ethno-Economy of Food, Drink, and Stimulants: The Making of Race in Colonial Lima and Cuzco (PhD Dissertation, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2001), 453. 19 Maria da Graça A. Mateus Ventura, Negreiros portugueses na rota das Índias de Castela (1541–1556) (Lisbon: Edições Colibri/Instituto de Cultura Ibero-Atlântica, 1999), 26. 21 For the Iberian 20 A recent and important statement of the growing trend in scholarship that argues the importance of acknowledging and studying the ethnicity of the slaves brought to the Americas can be found in Hall, Slavery and African Ethnicities in the Americas.

This friar is the son of a barbero [barbarian? Berber? ”9 The letters of the famous dramatist Lope de Vega (1562–1635), a friar, priest, commissioner and employee of the Holy Office of the Inquisition who appreciated a good auto de fe, show that “when sodomites and blacks 7 8 9 Personal communication; Feb. 2008. Erauso, Lieutenant Nun, 28. Letter of 1646 cited by Medina, Inquisición de Cartagena, 242, n. 1. 11 Cope argues that categorization by race was imposed by governing authorities through the caste system.

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