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1. Record Number: 29256
Author(s): Rowe, Nina,
Title : Rethinking "Ecclesia" and "Synagoga" in the Thirteenth Century [The author argues that the representation of "Synagoga" in the sculptural programs at Bamberg, Reims, and Strasbourg was meant to project a view of Judaism as subordinate to "Ecclesia" triumphant and to the kingly rulers on the portals. Title note suppl
Source: Gothic Art and Thought in the Later Medieval Period: Essays in Honor of Willibald Sauerländer.   Edited by Colum Hourihane .   Index of Christian Art, Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University in association with Penn State University Press, 2011.  Pages 264 - 291.
Year of Publication: 2011.

2. Record Number: 5874
Author(s): Jennings, Margaret.
Title : The Three Marys of Bourges [The author briefly explores the representations of the Virgin Mary, Mary Magdalene, and Mary of Egypt in the Cathedral of Bourges and comments on the theological meaning of their lives].
Source: Downside Review , 119., 414 (January 2001):  Pages 35 - 50.
Year of Publication: 2001.

3. Record Number: 11069
Author(s): Camille, Michael.
Title : Gothic Signs and the Surplus: The Kiss on the Cathedral [The kiss was a sign with many meanings, and its symbolic significance in medieval visual and verbal representations is manifold. A sculpture on the West Front of Amiens Cathedral depicts the sin of lechery through the image of a man and woman kissing, yet the kiss did not always stand in for representations of sexual intercourse (legitimate or illicit). The kiss could have spiritual and allegorical significance (e.g., visual representations of the Song of Songs), legal force (e.g., feudal and courtly rituals), treacherous or transgressive overtones (e.g., representations of Judas and Christ or other same-sex couples kissing), mystical meanings, or devotional purposes (e.g., the kiss of peace). Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Yale French Studies (Full Text via JSTOR) (1991): 151-170. Special Editions: Style and Values in Medieval Art and Literature.Link Info
Year of Publication: 1991.

4. Record Number: 10893
Title : Marian Politics in Quattrocento Florence: The Renewed Dedication of Santa Maria del Fiore in 1412 [The author argues that the political leaders of Florence chose in 1412 to identify the state with the Virgin Mary in the rededication of the cathedral to "Santa Maria del Fiore." The lily symbolized not only Mary's purity but also the city of Florence. M
Source: Renaissance Quarterly , 44., 4 (Winter 1991):  Pages 673 - 719.
Year of Publication: 1991.

5. Record Number: 11761
Author(s): Jonassen, Frederick B.
Title : Cathedral, Inn, and Pardoner in the "Prologue to the Tale of Beryn" [The anonymous author of a fifteenth-century continuation of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales adopts Chaucerian style, irony, and bawdy subject matter in his story of the Pardoner's adventures in a tavern. The narrative develops the rivalries between Chaucer's pilgrims and introduces a new female character Kitt the Tapster, who is partially modeled after the Wife of Bath. The comic and sinful world of the Inn is a carnivalesque parody of courtly love and other elements of high culture embodied by the Cathedral. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Fifteenth Century Studies , 18., ( 1991):  Pages 109 - 132.
Year of Publication: 1991.

6. Record Number: 12692
Author(s): Kaske, R. E.
Title : Amnon and Thamar on a Misericord in a Hereford Cathedral [Although the majority of misericords appear to depict secular scenes, one misericord in the Hereford Cathedral may in fact depict a Biblical scene: the episode of Amnon and Thamar (here, Amnon makes advances toward his half-sister Thamar just before he rapes her). Rather than being too unsuitable or obscure for an appearance on a misericord, this episode of rape and incest was well known and often moralized by medieval commentators. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Traditio , 45., ( 1990):  Pages 1 - 10.
Year of Publication: 1990.

7. Record Number: 44978
Title : Bishop Marianos with the Virgin Mary and Child and the Adult Christ
Source: Traditio , 45., ( 1990):
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