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1. Record Number: 17748
Author(s): Dietl, Cora
Title : The Virgin, the Church, and the Heathens: The Innsbruck "Ludus de assumptione beatae Mariae virginis" [The author examines a German language play about the Assumption of the Virgin Mary found in a late 14th Century manuscript. The play presents Mary as mediator and emphasizes the malignity and deceit of the Jews who want to burn her body in revenge. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: European Medieval Drama , 10., ( 2006):  Pages 187 - 205.
Year of Publication: 2006.

2. Record Number: 14022
Title : A Spectacular Celebration of the Assumption in Siena
Source: Renaissance Quarterly , 58., 2 (Summer 2005):  Pages 435 - 463.
Year of Publication: 2005.

3. Record Number: 13633
Author(s): Mazingue, Aurélie.
Title : Paroles et présence de Marie dans le "Mystère de l'Assomption" de Rodez [The author analyzes a fifteenth century French play of more than 1700 verses concerning the Virgin Mary's bodily elevation to heaven. Although there is an emphasis on death, Mary adopts a hopeful attitude and encourages others facing their mortality. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: European Medieval Drama , 8., ( 2004):  Pages 173 - 183.
Year of Publication: 2004.

4. Record Number: 5565
Author(s): Stinson, John.
Title : The Dominican Liturgy of the Assumption: Texts and Music for the Divine Office [The author studies the Office for the feast of the Assumption in a set of early fourteenth-century Dominican choir-books made for the Church of San Domenico in Perugia; the Appendix presents an edition of the text and music of the Office (along with thre
Source: The Art of the Book: Its Place in Medieval Worship.   Edited by Margaret M. Manion and Bernard J. Muir .   University of Exeter Press, 1998. European Medieval Drama , 8., ( 2004):  Pages 163 - 193.
Year of Publication: 1998.

5. Record Number: 5564
Author(s): Manion, Margaret M.
Title : An Unusual Image of the Assumption in a Fourteenth-Century Dominican Choir-Book [within the initial the Virgin sits beside Christ, leaning on his shoulder and holding his hand; the author argues that the close, tender relationship depicted draws upon the "Song of Songs"; this image of the Assumption was soon displaced by the majestic
Source: The Art of the Book: Its Place in Medieval Worship.   Edited by Margaret M. Manion and Bernard J. Muir .   University of Exeter Press, 1998. European Medieval Drama , 8., ( 2004):  Pages 153 - 161.
Year of Publication: 1998.

6. Record Number: 5676
Author(s): Karkov, Catherine E.
Title : Francesco Botticini's Palmieri Altar-piece [Matteo Palmieri commissioned the altarpiece from Botticini; the panel includes donor portraits of his wife Niccolosa (in a Benedictine habit) and himself; after Matteo's death Botticini and Niccolosa executed a document in 1477 agreeing that the contract for the altarpiece had been fulfilled; Niccolosa and Matteo's nephew acquired a chapel in S. Pier Maggiore where the altarpiece was installed and where Matteo was buried; the Appendix provides transcriptions of six documents, four concerning Botticini, one about the Palmieri chapel, and the first being the agreement between Niccolosa and Botticini].
Source: Burlington Magazine (Full Text via JSTOR) 138, 1118 (May 1996): 308-314. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1996.

7. Record Number: 5669
Author(s): Von Teuffel, Christa Gardner.
Title : The Contract for Perugino's "Assumption of the Virgin" at Vallambrosa [between 1498 and 1500, Perugino was commissioned to paint the altarpiece for the monks at Vallambrosa by Don Biagio Milanesi, member of a wealthy family and general of the order; the Appendix presents five documents related to the painting, including the contract, further instructions, a subcontract, a record of payment, and excerpts from Don Biagio's brother's will, demonstrating the family's support of the Vallambrosan order].
Source: Burlington Magazine (Full Text via JSTOR) 137, 1106 (May 1995): 307-312. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1995.

8. Record Number: 4683
Title : Hail Most Saintly Lady: Change and Continuity in Marian Altarpieces [The author analyzes two Sienese altarpieces in detail with comparisons to Florentine and Paduan altarpieces].
Source: Siena, Florence, and Padua: Art, Society, and Religion, 1280-1400. Volume II: Case Studies.   Edited by Diana Norman .   Yale University Press in association with The Open University, 1995.  Pages 194 - 215.
Year of Publication: 1995.

9. Record Number: 10889
Author(s): Massip, J. Francesc
Title : The Staging of the Assumption in Europe [The death and Assumption of the Virgin Mary was one of the most widely enacted sequences in late medieval religious dramas. Various staging solutions were used across Europe: horizontal staging in churches; urban staging on fixed, horizontal stages; church staging with a vertical arrangement; urban staging on a moveable stage; and urban staging on a fixed vertical stage. While performances in the North often featured demons and devils, displays in the South featured sets that depicted the heavens and made use of aerial machines. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Comparative Drama , 25., 1 ( 1991):  Pages 17 - 28.
Year of Publication: 1991.

10. Record Number: 12771
Author(s): Casey, Michael.
Title : Bernard of Clairvaux and the Assumption [The author discusses Bernard of Clairvaux’s Marian writings, with particular attention to this treatment of the Assumption. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Word and Spirit , 12., ( 1990):  Pages 21 - 41.
Year of Publication: 1990.