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Su tirannide, tirannicidio e riforma. : Considerazioni in margine al volume di Mario Turchetti

Artemio Enzo Baldini

In: Colloquium philosophicum. Annali del Dipartimento di filosofia; Leo S. Olschki, 2005, p. 43-56

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"Quel bello miracolo onde si fa la festa del santo Salvatore": studio sulle metamorfosi di una leggenda

Bacci, Michele

In: Santa Croce e Santo Volto. Contributi allo studio dell’origine e della fortuna del culto del Salvatore (secoli IX-XV), 2002, p. 1-86

According to an old, very widespread legend, an icon of the Saviour would have bled after being stabbed with a lance by the Jews of Beirut. The blood poured out by this icon was considered to be so worth worshipping, that it became widespread in Western Europe. Moreover, the story was yearly commemorated in Rome since at least the 10th century as a specific feast in honor of icons, being...

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Immagini sacre e pietà «topografica» presso i Minori

Bacci, Michele

In: Le immagini del Francescanesimo. Atti del XXXVI Convegno internazionale, Assisi (9-11 ottobre 2008), 2009, p. 31-57

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Portolano sacro. Santuari e immagini sacre lungo le rotte di navigazione del Mediterraneo tra tardo Medioevo e prima età moderna

Bacci, Michele

In: The Miraculous Image in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, 2004, p. 223-248

This paper investigates an hitherto neglected aspect of late Medieval devotion, which was connected with the peculiar expressions of piety of the seepeople. The coast lines of the late Medieval Mediterranean were dotted with a large number of shrines which corresponded to safe places and repairs along the navigation routes. A specific litany was worked out in order to invoke the appearance of...

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Pratica artistica e scambi culturali nel Levante dopo le crociate

Bacci, Michele

In: Medioevo: le officine, proceedings of the international symposium (Parma, 22-27.9.2009), 2010, p. 494-510

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Pisa bizantina. Alle origini del culto delle icone in Toscana

Bacci, Michele

In: Intorno al Sacro Volto. Genova, Bisanzio e il Mediterraneo (secoli XI-XIV), 2007, p. 63-78

This paper deals with the origins of icon veneration in Pisa in the 12th and 13th century and offers a new interpretation of the art-historical phenomenon known as the "maniera greca". Far from being just a matter of artistic taste, the "maniera greca" can be interpreted as the outcome of the local appropriation of icon-centered devotional patterns being widespread in Eastern Christianity and the...

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La moltiplicazione dei luoghi sacri lungo le vie d’acqua per Gerusalemme nel tardo Medioevo

Bacci, Michele

In: Peregrino, ruta y meta en las peregrinationes maiores. VIII Congreso internacional de estudios jacobeos (Santiago de Compostela, 13-15 Octubre 2010), 2012, p. 179-194

A description of the sacred topography worked out by late Medieval Holy Land-pilgrims and seafarer along the searoutes between Venice and Palestine. This paper emphasizes the important role played by international voyagers in the selection, promotion and shaping of new holy sites in Dalmatia, Albania, Corfu, Crete, Rhodes, and Cyprus.

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Una maniera latina nel Levante tardomedievale?

Bacci, Michele

In: «Conosco un ottimo storico dell’arte…». Per Enrico Castelnuovo. Scritti di allievi e amici pisani, 2012, p. 141-147

About the expansion of Italianate forms in the Eastern Mediterranean during the 14th century.

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Il Golgotha come simulacro

Bacci, Michele

In: Synergies in Visual Culture. Bildkulturen im Dialog, 2013, p. 111-122

About the materiality of the rock of Golgotha, its architectural transfiguration in the Crusader period, and its perception as reproducible icon, which happened to be evoked even within the Holy Sepulchre itself, with the setting of the so-called "Second Golgotha" in the Armenian sector from the late 15th century onward

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Tra Pisa e Cipro: la committenza artistica di Giovanni Conti († 1332)

Bacci, Michele

In: Annali della Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, 2000, vol. 5, p. 343-386

Giovanni Conti († 1332) was Archbishop of Nicosia and one of the major commissioners of artworks in Medieval Cyprus. The article deals with an embroidered textile now preserved in the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo in Pisa, which according to an inscription was sent as a gift to Pisa Cathedral by Giovanni Conti in 1325. By means of a technical, iconographic, and stylistic analysis the article...