Holy Treasure and Sacred Song: Relic Cults and their Liturgies in Medieval Tuscany

Holy Treasure and Sacred Song: Relic Cults and their Liturgies in Medieval Tuscany

by Benjamin Brand


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199351350
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/09/2014
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Benjamin Brand received his Ph.D. from Yale University and has taught music history at the University of North Texas since 2006. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Villa I Tatti (Harvard Center for Renaissance Studies) and the American Academy in Rome.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Music Examples

1. Introduction

Part I. Dominus et constructor

2. The Bishop's Relics, 752-899
The Politics of Relic Cults: Bishop Giovanni I of Lucca
Defenders of Ecclesiastical Treasure: Fiesole and Florence

3. The Bishop's Clergy, 840-1039
Emperors - Canons - Bishops
Arezzo: A Trio of Episcopal Builders
San Miniato: A New Episcopal Center
Fiesole: Between Episcopal and Monastic Reform

4. The Bishop's Eclipse, 1032-1118
Florence: Reformed Monasticism and the Cathedral Canons
Lucca: The Lord and Builder in the Age of the Reformed Papacy
Pisa: The Rise of Civic Religion

Part II. Ecclesia Matrix

5. The Cathedral Chapters, their Churches, and their Liturgies
Altars, Relics, and Oblations

6. Public Drama in the Mass
The Clergy and Populace Convene
The Liturgy of the Word
The Liturgy of the Eucharist
The Dedication of the Church
St. Martin
St. Donatus

7. Sacred Narrative in the Divine Office
St. Minias
St. Zenobius
St. Donatus
Sts. Fridian and Regulus

Works Cited
Manuscripts and Archival Documents
Printed Books

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