IMAGE AND RELIC                                                                       

Mediating the Sacred in Early Medieval Rome

By Erik Thunø
2002, L'Erma di Bretschneider

CONTENTS

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
INTRODUCTION: IMAGE AND RELIC
1. THE SANCTA SANCTORUM OBJECTS
2. THE ENAMELLED CROSS
3. THE RECTANGULAR CASKET
4. THE CRUCIFORM CASKET
5. PICTORIAL ECLECTISM AND PROGRAMMATIC UNITY
6. MEDIATING THE SACRED AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF A PAPAL IMAGE THEORY
7. POPE PASCAL I AND THE AUTHORIZATION OF THE PAPACY AS MEDIATOR OF THE SACRED
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
COLOR PLATES
FIGURES
PHOTO CREDITS