La représentation de la bataille d'Antioche (1098) sur les peintures murales de Poncé-sur-le-Loir

Lapina, Elizabeth (2009) La représentation de la bataille d'Antioche (1098) sur les peintures murales de Poncé-sur-le-Loir. Cahiers de Civilisation Médiévale, 52 (206). pp. 137-157. ISSN 0007-9731. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

This article offers an analysis of the iconography of the programme of mural paintings of the church of Poncé-sur-le-Loir (Sarthe), executed in the third quarter of the 12th century. It focuses particularly on the cycle of three images on the western wall of the church, which represents the Battle of Antioch, one of the crucial military encounters of the First Crusade. First, the article attempts to reconstruct the meaning of crusading for the inhabitants of the region at the time of the execution of the paintings. Second, it strives to establish a middle path between two traditional approaches of crusading iconography: as propaganda for the crusades in the Holy Land and as an allegorical representation of spiritual warfare.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of History
Depositing User: Zoe Denness
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2012 14:05
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2013 10:35
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/31168 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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