Abbot Suger on the Abbey Church of St. Denis and Its Art Treasures / Edition 1

Abbot Suger on the Abbey Church of St. Denis and Its Art Treasures / Edition 1

by Abbot Suger
     
 

This revised edition incorporates the additions and corrections recorded by Erwin Panofsky until the time of his death in 1968. Gerda Panofsky-Soergel has updated the commentary in the light of new material, and the bibliography that she has prepared reflects the scholarship on St.-Denis in the last three decades. She has obtained some additional and more recent

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This revised edition incorporates the additions and corrections recorded by Erwin Panofsky until the time of his death in 1968. Gerda Panofsky-Soergel has updated the commentary in the light of new material, and the bibliography that she has prepared reflects the scholarship on St.-Denis in the last three decades. She has obtained some additional and more recent photographs, and the illustrations include a new ground plan and a new section of the chevet of the Abbey Church, both drawn under the supervision of Sumner McKnight Crosby.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691003146
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
05/01/1979
Edition description:
Second
Pages:
315
Sales rank:
205,801
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION vii

PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION xi

LIST OF FIGURES xvi

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS xvii

INTRODUCTION 1

TEXT AND TRANSLATIONS 39

LIBER DE REBUS IN ADMINISTRATIONE SUA GESTIS 40

LIBELLUS ALTER DE CONSECRATIONE ECCLEA SANCTI DIONYSII 82

ORDINATO A.D. MCXL VEL MCXLI CONFIRMATA 122

COMMENTARY 139

PRELIMINARY REMARKS

THE TEXTS; DATES; TRANSMISSION, AND READINGS 141

PERSONS AND PLACES; UNITS OF WEIGHT AND CURRENCY 146

AUTHOR'S NOTE 146

COMMENTARY UPON THE "LIBER REBUS IN ADMINISTRATION SUA GESTIS" 147

COMMENTARY UPON THE "LIBEELLUS ALTER DE CONSECRATIONE ECCLESIAE SANCTI DIONYSII" 224

COMMENTARY UPON THE "ORDINATIO" OF 1140 OR 1141 251

GLOSSARY 260

BIBLIOGRAPHIC ABBREVIATIONS 262

ADDITIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHY SINCE 1945 264

INDEX 277

ILLUSTRATIONS 285

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