The Mystic Ark: Hugh of Saint Victor, Art, and Thought in the Twelfth Century

The Mystic Ark Hugh of Saint Victor Art and Thought in the Twelfth Century In this book Conrad Rudolph studies and reconstructs Hugh of St Victor s forty two page written work The Mystic Ark which describes the medieval painting of the same name In medieval written source

  • Title: The Mystic Ark: Hugh of Saint Victor, Art, and Thought in the Twelfth Century
  • Author: Conrad Rudolph
  • ISBN: 9781107037052
  • Page: 330
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In this book, Conrad Rudolph studies and reconstructs Hugh of St Victor s forty two page written work, The Mystic Ark, which describes the medieval painting of the same name In medieval written sources, works of art are not often referred to, let alone described in any detail Almost completely ignored by art historians because of the immense difficulty of its text, HughIn this book, Conrad Rudolph studies and reconstructs Hugh of St Victor s forty two page written work, The Mystic Ark, which describes the medieval painting of the same name In medieval written sources, works of art are not often referred to, let alone described in any detail Almost completely ignored by art historians because of the immense difficulty of its text, Hugh of Saint Victor s Mystic Ark c 1125 1130 is among the most unusual sources we have for an understanding of medieval artistic culture Depicting all time, all space, all matter, all human history, and all spiritual striving, this highly polemical painting deals with a series of cultural issues crucial in the education of society s elite during one of the great periods of intellectual change in Western history.

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