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Title: The cultural identity of medieval Silesia: the case of art and architecture

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Creator:

Kaczmarek, Romuald

Abstract:

The cultural identity of architecture and visual arts of the Middle Ages in Silesia can be analyzed in the following frameworks: 1.) the distinct formal features of local artwork; 2.) the specific content expressed through it. Macro factors (the type of materials and their availability) are important in architecture, as are architectural patterns and styles. Of greatest frequency in this context are brick buildings, with sandstone used for details. In the 14th century distinct and formal patterns of style in architecture took shape (such as the basilica form of town churches), as was the case with detailed construction and aesthetic solutions applied in walls and vaults. Factors shaping the specific nature of Silesian art were the influence of dominant styles (initially from the Czech state, later southern Germany, including Nuremberg), political contexts (affiliation with the Bohemian Crown) and religious ones (mostly the selection and popularity of patron saints).

Place of publishing:

Wrocław

Publisher:

Publishing House eBooki.com.pl ; www.ebooki.com.pl

Contributor:

Wiszewski, Przemysław. Ed. ; Goliński, Mateusz Rec.

Date issued:

2013

Resource Type:

ebook

Format:

application/pdf

Identifier:

oai:repozytorium.uni.wroc.pl:53359 ; ISBN 978-83-927132-2-7

Language:

eng

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Rules of usage of Digital Library of Wroclaw University

License:

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Rights holder:

© Copyright by Authors and Uniwersytet Wrocławski

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Autor opisu:

TK

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