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Abb. 0: Instruction sur la manière d'inventorier, 1793, Exemplar aus der ehem. Bibliothèque d'art et d'archéologie, Jacques Doucet, heute Bibliothèque de l'INHA, Paris.

Das Monument und die Liste

Zur Aneignung kultureller Hinterlassenschaften mithilfe der Instruction sur la manière d'inventorier von 1793

In der direkten Folge der Französischen Revolution wurden zahlreiche private und monastische Sammlungen enteignet und aufgelöst, ihre Objekte anderen Sammlungskontexten zugeordnet. Die für eine erste Erfassung dieser Sammlungen zuständige…

Fig. 1: Boniface IX, Pope, allows the councillors of Cracow to use the portable altar. Rome, 17 November 1396 (National Archive in Krakow, Collection of parchment documents, sign 29/657/107).

Sacrum in the Service of the Community

The Chapel of Cracow City Council in the Comparative Perspective of Late Medieval Europe

The town hall was modelled on the castles of rulers. It imitated not only their internal features, but also certain elements of their interior order and character. The chapel…

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Fig. 3. Detail of the map of Poland by Wacław Grodecki, printed in Ortelius’s Theatrum orbis terrarum Antwerp 1573); Public domain. From the copy of the State Library of New South Wales.

Building identity

Town halls of small Polish towns as a symbol and a sign of urban character and identity
(14th–16th century)

In popular imagination a mediaeval town is a densely built up, stonewalled, crowded and busy settlement with sky scraping spires of churches and town halls. In reality, in case…

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On the Crossroads between East and West: Geocommunicating Medieval Sacred Landscapes in Today’s Montenegro

First Project Results

The aim of this paper is twofold. The first is to present the research questions of the multidisciplinary International Project Beyond East and West: Geocommunicating the Sacred Landscapes of…

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