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, demonized); therefore, it would be both morally and politically a good idea to extirpate the opposition, whatever the cost in human life. Third, the revisionists frequently explain away the terrorist policies of such rulers by reason of state or the need for self-protection against real or potential

In: New Studies on the Portrait of Caligula in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
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, demonized); therefore, it would be both morally and politically a good idea to extirpate the opposition, whatever the cost in human life. Third, the revisionists frequently explain away the terrorist policies of such rulers by reason of state or the need for self-protection against real or potential

In: New Studies on the Portrait of Caligula in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
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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

, an inveterate ‘inspector’ of baby-carriages met on the street, and a generous helper of those in need. 26 Grassi’s life exemplified a certain stereotype of the virtuous nineteenth-century businessman – modest, diligent, generous, and active in voluntary associations. 27 A passionate race-horse fan

In: A Serious Matter and True Joy

performances. 61 Schumann was active in Leipzig’s associational life; a member of the Gesellschaft Harmonie since 1843, he was admitted into the Vertrauten in 1851 and belonged to the Leipziger Kunstverein . 62 A bachelor, Schumann made substantial charitable gifts during his lifetime including 10

In: A Serious Matter and True Joy

interrupted the saint at prayers, presenting himself in royal dress and claiming to be Christ. 2 figure 7.1 Temptation of St. Martin, Panteón de los Reyes, San Isidoro, León. photo: james d’emilio The scene constitutes just a minor element of an elaborate painted program that centers on the life of

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In: The Medieval Iberian Treasury in the Context of Cultural Interchange (Expanded Edition)
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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

subject to), and the living will be subject to their interference, bringing bad luck, perhaps illness, and in the very worst cases, death. Usually, after death, specific rituals are conducted to help the dead move from this life to the next; transforming their corporeal remains to harmless relics, and

In: Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
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time is limited and death inevitable is a central determinant of our lives. 1 Following this line of thought, Audrey Berger Cardany states “that most human action is motivated by the realization that life comes to an end,” and adds that according to terror management theory we try to make our

In: Grief, Identity, and the Arts