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The Resource Daily life depicted in the Cantigas de Santa Maria, John Esten Keller and Annette Grant Cash

Daily life depicted in the Cantigas de Santa Maria, John Esten Keller and Annette Grant Cash

Label
Daily life depicted in the Cantigas de Santa Maria
Title
Daily life depicted in the Cantigas de Santa Maria
Statement of responsibility
John Esten Keller and Annette Grant Cash
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The hundreds of illuminated miniatures found in the Cantigas de Santa Maria, centered around the miracles of the Virgin Mary and sponsored by King Alfonso X (1252-84), reveal many vistas of daily life in thirteenth-century Spain. No other source provides such an encyclopedic view of all classes of medieval European society, from kings and popes to the lowest peasants. Men and women are seen farming, hunting, engaging in war, going on pilgrimage, watching bullfights, gambling, making love, tending silkworms, eating, cooking, and writing poetry. Placing the cantigas in the context of medieval life, the authors have grouped the illuminations by theme and introduce each section with commentary on the illustrations that follow
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Keller, John Esten
Government publication
government publication level undetermined
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1943-
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Cash, Annette Grant
Series statement
Studies in Romance languages
Series volume
44
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Manners and customs in literature
  • Manners and customs in art
  • Middle Ages in literature
  • Middle Ages in art
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Spanish
  • Spain
  • Spain
  • Alfonso
  • Alfonso
  • Alfonso
  • Alfonso
Label
Daily life depicted in the Cantigas de Santa Maria, John Esten Keller and Annette Grant Cash
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Education
  • 6.
  • Fauna and Flora
  • 7.
  • Food and Drink
  • 8.
  • Furniture and Furnishings
  • 9.
  • Geographic Place Names
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Health and Cures and the Human Body
  • 11.
  • Legal Matters
  • 12.
  • Love, Lust, and Marriage
  • 13.
  • Personages
  • 14.
  • Pilgrimage
  • Classes and Masses
  • 15.
  • Places, Sites, and Locales
  • 16.
  • Punishments
  • 17.
  • Recreation and Entertainment
  • 18.
  • Religion
  • 19.
  • Sins and Crimes
  • 2.
  • 20.
  • Structures
  • 21.
  • The Supernatural: Angels, Devils, Spirits, and Souls
  • 22.
  • Thieves, Gamblers, Highwaymen, Counterfeiters, and Other Criminals
  • 23.
  • Tools, Implements, and Weapons
  • 24.
  • Travel
  • Clothing: Civil, Ecclesiastical, Military, Naval, and Constabulary
  • 3.
  • Death
  • 4.
  • Disasters and Accidents
Control code
0813120500
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xi, 86 p., [32] p. of col. plates
Isbn
9780813120508
Lccn
98017601
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Daily life depicted in the Cantigas de Santa Maria, John Esten Keller and Annette Grant Cash
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Education
  • 6.
  • Fauna and Flora
  • 7.
  • Food and Drink
  • 8.
  • Furniture and Furnishings
  • 9.
  • Geographic Place Names
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Health and Cures and the Human Body
  • 11.
  • Legal Matters
  • 12.
  • Love, Lust, and Marriage
  • 13.
  • Personages
  • 14.
  • Pilgrimage
  • Classes and Masses
  • 15.
  • Places, Sites, and Locales
  • 16.
  • Punishments
  • 17.
  • Recreation and Entertainment
  • 18.
  • Religion
  • 19.
  • Sins and Crimes
  • 2.
  • 20.
  • Structures
  • 21.
  • The Supernatural: Angels, Devils, Spirits, and Souls
  • 22.
  • Thieves, Gamblers, Highwaymen, Counterfeiters, and Other Criminals
  • 23.
  • Tools, Implements, and Weapons
  • 24.
  • Travel
  • Clothing: Civil, Ecclesiastical, Military, Naval, and Constabulary
  • 3.
  • Death
  • 4.
  • Disasters and Accidents
Control code
0813120500
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xi, 86 p., [32] p. of col. plates
Isbn
9780813120508
Lccn
98017601
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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