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Spaces for friars and nuns

Mendicant choirs and church interiors in medieval and early modern Europe

Haude Morvan (dir.)

In the thirteenth century, mendicant orders introduced new ways of religious life that engaged the laity through preaching and conversion. Moreover, they founded new movements for religious women dedicated to prayer and contemplation, such as the Dominican nuns and the Poor Clares. In their churches, both friars and nuns were separated from the laity, either in choir precincts situated behind architectural screens, or in upper galleries raised above ground level. Before the widespread remo...


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  • Éditeur : Publications de l’École française de Rome
  • Collection : Collection de l'École française de Rome | 600
  • Lieu d’édition : Rome
  • Année d’édition : 2022
  • Publication sur OpenEdition Books : 20 juillet 2022
  • EAN (Édition imprimée) : 9782728315338
  • EAN électronique : 9782728315345
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.efr.21290
  • Nombre de pages : 392 p.
Caroline Bruzelius
Introduction

From early modern erudition to contemporary archaeology: methods and sources

Małgorzata Krasnodębska-D’Aughton et Anne-Julie Lafaye
Spaces of movement and meditation: Franciscan choirs in Ireland
Amélie Roger
Étude archéologique du chœur d’une église mendiante 

Les Dominicains d’Annecy

Haude Morvan
« Ecco disperse tutte le memorie dell’Antichità ! »

La place du chœur dans les travaux des érudits dominicains de l’époque moderne

Mendicant communities in a regional context: central Italy

Donal Cooper
Revisiting the Umbrian retro-choir

Plurality and choice in the medieval Franciscan church interior

Michael G. Gromotka
Franciscan choir location as a model in Umbrian context 

The case of S. Pietro in Perugia

Joanne Allen
Mendicant choir relocations in the local context

The case of late sixteenth-century Florence

Women’s choirs: Dominican nuns and Poor Clares

Mercedes Pérez Vidal
«Estavan todas no coro e ben cantand’ e leendo»

Tipologie e funzioni dei cori nei monasteri delle domenicane dal XIII al XVI secolo, con particolare riferimento alla Castiglia

Valeria Danesi
S. Angelo di Panzo ad Assisi

Luogo della memoria di santa Chiara. Un caso di sperimentazione architettonica damianita

Giulia Rossi Vairo
Dalla cappella funeraria al coro

La sepoltura di Isabel d’Aragona, regina consorte del Portogallo, nel monastero di Santa Clara e Santa Isabel di Coimbra

Panayota Volti
Le chœur des Cordelières de la rue de Lourcine, à Paris

Configuration architecturale, fonctionnement, impact spatial

Haude Morvan
Conclusion

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