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Medieval Spain
Medieval Spain—Objectives  <ul><li>Describe the characteristics of Visigothic art in Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the ...
Visigothic Spain Eagle Fibula 6 th  C. Spain. Gilded bronze,  garnets, amethyst and colored glass. 4.5” high  One of a pai...
Visigothic Spain Crown of King Receswinth Late 7 th  C. Spain. Gold, garnets, pearls, sapphires and colored glass. 4” high...
Visigothic Spain San Pedro de la Nave, Zamora, Spain, c. 680-711
San Pedro de la Nave (St. Peter of the Ship), Zamora, Spain, c. 680-711
San Pedro de la Nave (St. Peter of the Ship), Zamora, Spain, c. 680-711 Historiated capitals—unique in Europe at this time
Christian Reconquest of Spain— the Reconquista <ul><li>Christian Kings in northern Spain resisted Muslim rule and eventual...
<ul><li>Kingdom of the Asturias </li></ul><ul><li>Christian kingdom in north part of Spain. Maintained sovereignty through...
Santullano Oviedo, Spain, c. 791 – 842, during reign of Alfonso II
Santullano Oviedo, Spain, c. 791 – 842, during reign of Alfonso II  Room from Pompeii for comparison
<ul><li>Kingdom of the Asturias </li></ul>Santa Maria Naranco, Oviedo, Spain c. 848  Structurally a precursor to Romanesqu...
Santa Maria Naranco, Oviedo, Spain c. 848
Mozarabic Art—Illustrated Commentaries on the Apocalypse by the monk, Beatus of Li ébana, 776 – 782. Thought world would e...
Escorial Beatus  by Florentius(?), 10 th  C., Adam and Eve Silos Beatus , early 12 th  C.,  Christ in the Clouds
Beatus of Ferdinand and Sancha  by Facundus, 1047, Woman Clothed in the Sun
Gerona Beatus, by Emeterius and Ende (a woman!), 975 “Muslim Rider”
Jewish Architecture Santa Maria la Blanca—13th C? Toledo Mujadar style—Muslim artists hired by Christians or Jews
Santa Maria la Blanca—13th C? Toledo
Jewish Architecture Santa Maria la Blanca—13th C? Toledo
El Transito, 1357, Cordoba Samuel Ha-Levi—patron Private place of worship in his residence Elaborate stucco work Inscripti...
El Transito, 1357, Cordoba
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Ah 302 Medieval Spain

  1. 1. Medieval Spain
  2. 2. Medieval Spain—Objectives <ul><li>Describe the characteristics of Visigothic art in Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the location of the earliest historiated capitals in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Explain the Reconquista and its effect on art </li></ul><ul><li>Explain the significance of the Church of Santullano </li></ul><ul><li>Describe the characteristics of Beatus Manuscripts and explain their origin and function </li></ul><ul><li>Define the term mujedar and identify an example of it </li></ul>
  3. 3. Visigothic Spain Eagle Fibula 6 th C. Spain. Gilded bronze, garnets, amethyst and colored glass. 4.5” high One of a pair, found in grave of a woman
  4. 4. Visigothic Spain Crown of King Receswinth Late 7 th C. Spain. Gold, garnets, pearls, sapphires and colored glass. 4” high x 8.5’ in diameter Letters hanging from crown spell: RECCESVINTHUS REX OFFERET (King Receswinth gave this)
  5. 5. Visigothic Spain San Pedro de la Nave, Zamora, Spain, c. 680-711
  6. 6. San Pedro de la Nave (St. Peter of the Ship), Zamora, Spain, c. 680-711
  7. 7. San Pedro de la Nave (St. Peter of the Ship), Zamora, Spain, c. 680-711 Historiated capitals—unique in Europe at this time
  8. 8. Christian Reconquest of Spain— the Reconquista <ul><li>Christian Kings in northern Spain resisted Muslim rule and eventually forced them out of the peninsula. </li></ul><ul><li>Lasted 750 years </li></ul><ul><li>Ended in 1492 with conquest of Granada by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, ending Muslim rule in Spain </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Kingdom of the Asturias </li></ul><ul><li>Christian kingdom in north part of Spain. Maintained sovereignty throughout Muslim rule. </li></ul>Santullano Oviedo, Spain, c. 791 – 842, during reign of Alfonso II
  10. 10. Santullano Oviedo, Spain, c. 791 – 842, during reign of Alfonso II
  11. 11. Santullano Oviedo, Spain, c. 791 – 842, during reign of Alfonso II Room from Pompeii for comparison
  12. 12. <ul><li>Kingdom of the Asturias </li></ul>Santa Maria Naranco, Oviedo, Spain c. 848 Structurally a precursor to Romanesque techniques Built as a country palace, later converted to a church
  13. 13. Santa Maria Naranco, Oviedo, Spain c. 848
  14. 14. Mozarabic Art—Illustrated Commentaries on the Apocalypse by the monk, Beatus of Li ébana, 776 – 782. Thought world would end in 800 Produced by Christians under Christian rule Stylistically more like Insular than Carolingian, but really a style all their own Tábara Beatus by Magius and Emeterius, 970 Scene of the T ábara scriptorium
  15. 15. Escorial Beatus by Florentius(?), 10 th C., Adam and Eve Silos Beatus , early 12 th C., Christ in the Clouds
  16. 16. Beatus of Ferdinand and Sancha by Facundus, 1047, Woman Clothed in the Sun
  17. 17. Gerona Beatus, by Emeterius and Ende (a woman!), 975 “Muslim Rider”
  18. 18. Jewish Architecture Santa Maria la Blanca—13th C? Toledo Mujadar style—Muslim artists hired by Christians or Jews
  19. 19. Santa Maria la Blanca—13th C? Toledo
  20. 20. Jewish Architecture Santa Maria la Blanca—13th C? Toledo
  21. 21. El Transito, 1357, Cordoba Samuel Ha-Levi—patron Private place of worship in his residence Elaborate stucco work Inscriptions in Hebrew, Latin, Arabic
  22. 22. El Transito, 1357, Cordoba

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