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Cutting from a manuscript; gold leaf on parchment
3 3/4 x 3 15/16 in. (9.5 x 10 cm)
Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Hutchinson Dictionary of Symbols
Brief entries on secular and religious symbols.
- Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography
Focuses on themes from iconographic narratives (biblical, mythical & literary). Substantial entries include selected examples of art work and further reading.
- Medieval Art: a topical dictionary
A dictionary reference to the topics, themes, symbols, and stories found in early Christian, Western Medieval, and Byzantine art.
- Medieval Iconography: a research guide
Cites references for articles on medieval iconography in English and every other major European language. Encompasses illuminated medieval manuscripts, sculpture, medieval encyclopedias, preaching handbooks, illustrated bestiaries, alchemy, astrology, costumes, and medieval ideas of beauty and the body.
- Symbols and Legends in Western Art: a museum guide
Here are a few criteria that you could consider in order to determine whether or not an article, book, or website is of a quality worthy of inclusion in your research assignment (e.g., paper, presentation, etc.).