TITLE

Architecture and exegesis: Richard of St.-Victor's Ezekiel commentary and its illustrations

AUTHOR(S)
Cahn, Walter
PUB. DATE
March 1994
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar1994, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the sequence of diagrams and architectural views illustrating twelfth-century author Richard de St. Victor's commentary on the vision of prophet Ezekiel. Emphases and inconsistencies of the illustrations; Altar of the burnt offerings and the subdivision of the Promised Land; Eastern gatehouse; Temple sanctuary; Northern edifice; Prestige of literal exegesis among Jews.
ACCESSION #
9406020444

 

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