Feature Articles, Vol. V, Number 4

Practical Demands and Experimentation: Fabricating the Romanesque and Gothic Hemicycle Arch
By Cynthia Marie Canejo, University of North Carolina at Asheville, pp. 1-40

Through the Eye of a Needle: Deciphering the Dromedary from San Baudelio de Berlanga By Annie Labatt, University of Texas, San Antonio, pp. 41-63

On the Angevin Patronage of Arnolfo’s De Braye Monument
By Matthew Collins, Harvard University, pp. 64-75

Books Were Opened: The Apocalypse of Margaret of York (Ms. M.484) and Spiritual Empowerment of the Laity in the Fifteenth Century
By Amanda Wasielewski, City University of New York, pp. 76-110

The Lamentation of Chomranice: a Fifteenth-Century Masterpiece in which South meets North
By Magdalena Łanuszka, PAUart project, Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences, pp. 111-146

Book Review

Cynthia Hahn, Strange Beauty: Issues in the Making and Meaning of Reliquaries, 400 – circa 1204 (University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2015, pp. 312, 43 color/ 90 black & white illustrations)
By Elisa A. Foster, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, pp. 147-154

Laura Cleaver, Education in Twelfth-Century Art and Architecture: Images of Learning in Europe, c. 1100-1220 (Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK: The Boydell Press, 2016. xii + 229 pp. $90.00 cloth)
By Joseph Koterski, S.J., Fordham University, pp. 155-159

Kathleen Nolan and Dany Sandron, eds., Arts of the Medieval Cathedrals: Studies on Architecture, Stained Glass and Sculpture in Honor of Anne Prache (Ashgate, 2015)
By Katherine M. Boivin, Bard College, pp. 160-169


Click here for all the reports
Summarized by Samantha Berten, Kenyon College, ’17, pp. 171-179

• 4th-Century Pottery Sherd with Chi Rho found in Britain
• Fifth or Sixth-Century Monastery Discovered in Cappadocia
• Byzantine Courtyard Mosaic Found in Tel Aviv
• 9th-Century Fayum Hermitage Uncovered
• Portions of a 10th-Century Anglo-Saxon Cross Discovered in Lincolnshire
• Preserving the Sounds of Greek Byzantine Churches
• Murderous Plot Uncovered in 12th-Century Inscription, Cathedral of the Transfiguration, Russia
• 12th-Century Castle Remains Uncovered in Glasgow
• 3-D Visualization used to Recreate Medieval Monasteries in Oxford
• Mid-13th Century Wall Paintings Uncovered at the Cathedral of Poitiers
• New 15th-Century Alabaster on Display at the Getty Museum
• Lost Pages from Medieval Books Now Visible through X-ray Fluorescence of Books Bindings
• Partnership between the National Library of Wales and Wikimedia UK make over 4,000 Images of Medieval Manuscripts Available for Study

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