Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7288
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Stroll , Mary.
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  • Title: Maria "Regina":"Papal Symbol
  • Source: Queens and Queenship in Medieval Europe: Proceedings of a Conference Held at King's College London, April 1995.  Edited by Anne J. Duggan.  Boydell Press, 1997.  Pages 173 - 203.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Iconography Mary, Virgin, Saint in Art Popes Queens in Art
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 12
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  • Illustrations: Seventeen figures. Five depictions of the madonna, some painted and one in mosaic. Mater Ecclesia from the Exultet Roll (Vatican Library, MS Barbarini lat. 592). Mosaic portrait of Empress Theodora (Ravenna, San Vitale). Drawing of a mosaic from the oratory in St. Peter's which shows Mary in an orant position. Drawing of the apse fresco from the chapel of St. Nicholas which shows Mary enthroned with the Christ child. Drawing of Pope Anaclet II (Vatican LIbrary, MS Vat lat. 5407 Fol 86. Apse mosaic of Mary and Christ enthroned (Rome, Santa Maria in Trastevere). Drawing of the apse mosaic in old St. Peter's. Drawings of Pope Innocent III and Ecclesia Romana from the same mosaic. Drawing of a mosaic from the Triclinium in the Lateran Palace. Two figures of Maria Regina: "Roma Caput Mundi" (cod. Hamburg, c. 97B) and "Ecclesia Romana" (cod. Hamburg c. 123B). Apse mosaic which shows Christ crowning Mary (Rome, Santa Maria Maggiore). Manuscript illustration that shows Blanche of Castile and her son Louis IX enthroned side by side (New York, Pierpont Morgan LIbrary, MS M. 240, fold. 8r).
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of California, San Diego
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0851156576
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