Author:Rosalind R. Brooke

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The Image of St Francis: Responses to Sainthood in the Thirteenth Century

By: Rosalind R. Brooke

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018620

ISBN: 0521782910

Condition: Brand New


An important new study of the way in which St Francis's image was recorded in literature, documents, architecture and art. St Francis was a man whose personality was deliberately stamped on his Order and Rosalind Brooke explores how the stories told by Francis's companions were at once brilliantly vivid portrayals of the man as well as guides to how the Franciscan way of life ought to be led. She also examines how after St Francis's death a great monument was erected to him in the Basilica at Assisi and how this came to reflect in stone and stained glass and fresco the manner in which some Pop... View more info