Spirituality in context: The Romanesque illustrated life of St. Radegund of Poitiers (Poiters, Bibl. Mun., MS 250)

Carrasco, Magdalena Elizabeth
September 1990
Art Bulletin;Sep90, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p414
Academic Journal
Examines the pictorial imagery of the Romanesque illustrated manuscript of the Merovingian queen and nun, Saint Radegund, of Poitiers. Miniatures accompanying the biography of Radegund by Venantius Fortunatus; Imagery of the manuscript's relationship to climate of spiritual renewal in western France ca. 1100; Spiritual ideal of cloistered nun and recluse; Pictorial reinterpretation of Saint Radegund's hagiographic personality .


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