ISBN-10:
0754609294
ISBN-13:
9780754609292
Pub. Date:
09/30/2004
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Villard's Legacy: Studies in Medieval Technology, Science and Art in Memory of Jean Gimpel / Edition 1

Villard's Legacy: Studies in Medieval Technology, Science and Art in Memory of Jean Gimpel / Edition 1

by Marie-Therese Zenner

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ISBN-13: 9780754609292
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/30/2004
Series: AVISTA Studies in the History of Medieval Technology, Science and Art Series , #2
Pages: 366
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction, Marie-Thérèse Zenner; In Memoriam Jean Gimpel, 1918-96, Carl F. Barnes, Jr.; Essay: Jean Gimpel and the legacy of medieval technology, Charles Stegeman; Bibliography of Jean Gimpel; Portfolio of Villard de Honnecourt, selected folios. Part I Art And Architecture: Architectural geometry and the portfolio of Villard de Honnecourt, Nigel Hiscock; Reims cathedral in the portfolio of Villard de Honnecourt, William W. Clark; Villard de Honnecourt and masons' marks, Jennifer S. Alexander; Costumes in the portfolio of Villard de Honnecourt, Janet Snyder; The oral tradition and Villard de Honnecourt, Renaud Beffeyte; The saracen's sepulchre: an interpretation of folio 6r in the portfolio of Villard de Honnecourt, Roland Bechmann; Rock, spires, paper: technical aspects of gothic spire construction, Robert Bork; The use of tufa webbing and wattle centering in English vaults down to 1340, Malcolm Thurlby. Part II Science And Technology: The medieval horse harness: revolution or evolution? A case study in technological change, Paul J. Gans; Technological innovation and control at the medieval Venetian mint, Alan M. Stahl; Astronomy, time, and churches in the early middle ages, Stephen C. McCluskey; The art of radically coherent geometry, Robert D. Stevick; Euclidean geometry in the early middle ages: a preliminary reassessment, Wesley M. Stevens; Diagram and thought in medieval science, John North; Index.

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