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decided to bring up their only daughter with German as her first language. As a retired major in the Austro-Hungarian army, her father believed that “an Austrian officer has no nationality! His life belongs to the emperor and his fatherland!” (Karlin 2010, 41). 6 Her mother’s family was split into

In: Centring the Periphery: New Perspectives on Collecting East Asian Objects

–1956), is a case in point. He was motivated to produce the work as a tribute to the art and creative persona of Auguste Rodin (1840–1917), whose works had greatly influenced him. It has been pointed out that the piece reveals Takamura’s efforts to emulate the French master’s artistry in handling the

In: Finding Lost Wax
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eschatological one (with structural type acting as a kind of higher-order Form): “If the eight decorated faces of the [font] bowl and the imaged pedestal are devoted to the Church on earth … the towering canopy [was] a magnificent image of the living waters springing up into the eternal life of the heavenly city

In: The Baptismal Font Canopy of St. Peter Mancroft, Norwich
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of the Golden Legend (1483), which relates that, after all the inhabitants of Silene had been converted and baptized on account of the saint’s exploits, the king founded a church “in the which yet sourdeth a fountain of living water, which healeth sick people that drink thereof”—a kind of hybrid

In: The Baptismal Font Canopy of St. Peter Mancroft, Norwich
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, as a representation of “the very soil of England” through their depiction of a cornucopia of native plant life. 12 The further inclusion of a set of three details of screens from parish churches in the West of England, taken from Alfred Maskell’s Wood Sculpture of 1911, provided context for the

In: The Baptismal Font Canopy of St. Peter Mancroft, Norwich

’s statuses on social media. Rather, people are usually motivated to post a status of their own and receive likes from others. 47 This episteme places stress on notions of curation and erudition since it is tempting, from a digital point of view, to merely offer the evidence (all the evidence) and let the

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In: Among Digitized Manuscripts. Philology, Codicology, Paleography in a Digital World

practice, Cassirer showed that this applied not only to ancient times, and articulated the problem of a modern political myth, 4 which has still not lost its burning relevance. 5 Thus, this outstanding philosopher observed that “In all critical moments of man’s social life, the rational forces that

In: Monuments and Identities in the Caucasus