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Carolingian Art 2 (11.16.09) Revival of the triumphant living Christ on the Cross popular in the Early Christian period (5th cent) as exemplified by Carolingian Lindau book cover Revival of carved ivory book covers popular in the Early Christian period as exemplified by Carolingian Genoels Elderen and Lorsch book covers Liturgical utensils/objects in precious materials (gold, gems, pearls, cloisonné enamel) to honor Christ and recall the end of time as described in the Bible’s Book of Revelation also called the Apocalypse Main goal of the Carolingian believer: to access the Heavenly Jerusalem
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The emperor Charlemagne and his palace
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Mark the evangelist, Godescalc lectionary (1) and Matthew in Coronation gospels (2) and Ebbo Gospels (3), Utrecht Psalter (4) 1 2 3 4
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Bible presented to Charles the Bald, First Bible of Charles the Bald (Vivian Bible), ca. 845 Bible
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First Bible of Charles the Bald Maiestas Domini (Christ in Majesty) frontispiece. Unity of Old and New Testament through prohets and evangelists.
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Christ on the Cross, cover, Lindau Gospels (front) and cross (back), ca. 870
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Christ on the Cross, Lindau book cover, ca. 870, and London ivory plaque (early 5th century) repoussé
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Victorious cross in gold or gems; Galla Placidia, Ravenna and Milan diptych (book cover), 5th century
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Sutto Sutton Hoo shoulder clasp and purse cover, ca. 625 Lindau cover (back), ca. 870
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Codex Aureus (“Golden book”) made for Charles the Bald, ca. 870
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Codex Aureus (870): illuminated page with Charles the Bald on his throne
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2011 for the course ART HIST 105 taught by Professor Kenfeild-weingert during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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