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

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Title:

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

Creator:

Kaczmarek, Romuald

Subject and Keywords:

vaults   ducal tombstones   Piast dynasty   St Hedwig   St John the Baptist  
vaults   ducal tombstones   Piast dynasty   St Hedwig   St John the Baptist

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).  
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  
Wydawnictwo eBooki.com.pl   www.ebooki.com.pl

Contributor:

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

Date issued:

2013

Detailed Type:

ebook  
e-książka

Format:

application/pdf

Identifier:

oai:repozytorium.uni.wroc.pl:53359

Language:

eng

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Rights holder:

Copyright by Authors and Uniwersytet Wrocławski

Autor opisu:

TK

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Last modified:

Apr 14, 2021

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Jun 20, 2014

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