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Medieval and Renaissance Famagusta : Studies in Architecture, Art and History

eBook, English, 2012
Taylor and Francis, Florence, 2012
1 online resource (388 pages)
9781351918657, 1351918656
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Figures; List of Plates; List of Tables; Notes on Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction
Famagusta: An Imperilled Cultural Mosaic in the Eastern Mediterranean; Part I: History and Historiography; 1 Camlet Manufacture, Trade in Cyprus and the Economy of Famagusta from the Thirteenth to the Late Fifteenth Century; 2 Famagusta and the Tradition of History Writing in Frankish Cyprus; 3 Mythes et réalités de la présence templière à Famagouste; 4 Taverns in Medieval Famagusta. Part II: Art and Architecture5 St Nicholas in Famagusta: A New Approach to the Dating, Chronology and Sources of Architectural Language; 6 Notes on the Marginal Sculpture of the Cathedral of St Nicholas; 7 Les Ordres mendiants à Famagouste: une référence spirituelle et architecturale; 8 The Holy Mother of God Armenian Church in Famagusta; 9 Gothic and Byzantine in the Monumental Arts of Famagusta: Diversity, Permeability and Power; 10 Famagusta from a Latin Perspective: Venetian Heraldic Shields and Other Fragmentary Remains; 11 The Military Architecture of Venetian Famagusta. Part III: Conservation12 What Lies Beneath: A Contemporary Survey of the Surviving Frescoes of the Churches in the Syrian Quarter of Famagusta; 13 Twentieth-Century Restorations to the Medieval and Renaissance Monuments of Famagusta; 14 Monumental Buildings in the Revitalization Process of Historic Urban Quarters: The Case of the Walled City of Famagusta; 15 An Inspection of Three of Famagusta's Churches; 16 An Assessment of the Structural Fabric of the Church of Saints Peter and Paul: A Case Study in Historical Record and Structural Appraisal. 17 The Historic Walled City of Famagusta, 2008: A ReportAppendix I; Appendix II: Press Release; Appendix III: Chronology of Venetian Administration, for Dating the Coats of Arms of Famagusta; Appendix IV: Armenian Manuscript Colophons from Famagusta and Cyprus; Appendix V: Typed Notes by M[onica] Bardswell, February 1937 from Conway Library, Courtauld Institute; Bibliography; Index