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The Making of Assisi - a book by Cooper, Donal

The Making of Assisi

The Pope, the Franciscans, and the Painting of the Basilica

The Making of Assisi( )
Author: Cooper, Donal
Robson, Janet
Robson, Janet Eileen
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $80.00
Book Description:

For a brief moment at the close of the 13th century, the town of Assisi was the focus for the two greatest powers in the Latin Church: the Roman papacy and the Franciscan Order. The election in 1288 of Nicholas IV, the first Franciscan pope, was the catalyst for the creation of frescoes of unprecedented intellectual ambition in the Basilica of San Francesco. At the heart of the new decorative...
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Detailed Subjects: Art / History / General
Design / Decorative Arts
Architecture / Buildings / Religious
Biography & Autobiography / Religious
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.243 x 11.271 x 1.028 Inches
Book Weight:3.555 Pounds

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