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The horned Moses in medieval art and thought.


Berkeley, University of California Press, 1970.
ISBN 0520017056, 9780520017054

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Subjects Art, Medieval.
Cheval -- Aspect religieux.
Cornes -- Aspects religieux.
Cornes dans l'art.
Gehörn (Motiv)
Horns -- Religious aspects.
Horns in art.
Ikonographie.
Moïse (Chef biblique) -- Art.
Moïse (personnage biblique)
Mose, Biblische Person.
Mose.
Moses (Biblical leader)
Moses (Biblical leader) -- Art.
Moses (Prophet) -- Art.
Symbolik.
Series California studies in the history of art ; 14.
Description xix, 210 pages 130 illustrations 27 cm.
Copyright Date 1970.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-201).
Contents Eleventh-century England, the place where Moses first is represented with horns -- Eleventh-century England: a place of originality -- The stimulus from vernacular texts -- The possible influence of liturgical drama on the new iconography for Moses -- Ancient use of horns on helmets reflected in the horned headdress of Moses in the Aelfric Paraphrase -- The spread of the horned Moses image -- Commentary of the theologians -- The bishop's mitre -- Religious literature of the Middle Ages -- Ambiguity of the meaning of horns: horns of dishonor as well as horns of honor.
Genre Art.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)126700
(OCoLC)ocm00126700
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Mellinkoff, Ruth.
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