Journal IKON, vol. 14

Ikon 14/2021

Iconography and Hagiography

  • Pages: 398 p.
  • Size:240 x 310 mm
  • Language(s):English
  • Publication Year:2021

  • ISBN: 978-2-503-59214-5
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    IKON promotes wide range of contents and themes of iconographic studies, focusing on the role and function of « image » within the period and place of its origin as well as its contemporary reception and discernment. The journal seeks to present different perspectives in understanding and interpreting images incorporating cross-disciplinary studies and recent results in other complementary disciplines. IKON is an annual publication published by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the University of Rijeka.

    IKON publie des études iconographiques qui abordent le rôle et la fonction de l’ « image » pendant sa période et sur son lieu d’origine ainsi que son acceptation et son discernement contemporains. Le journal a pour dessein de présenter différentes perspectives en termes de compréhension et d’interprétation d’images en intégrant des études pluridisciplinaires et les derniers résultats des autres disciplines complémentaires. IKON est une publication annuelle de la Faculté d’Arts et de Sciences de l’Université de Rijeka.


    Uvodna riječ / Foreword

    Danijela Tesić Radovanović – Branka Gugolj — Visual Representations of Saint Menas and Saint Thecla: Objects and Sources

    Maria Lidova — Martyrs, Prophets, Monks: Calendar Icons in the Collection of St Catherine’s Monastery at Sinai (11th-12th Centuries)

    Piotr Łukasz Grotowski — Saint Nicholas the New Martyr of Vounena and His Two Faces

    Barbara Crostini — Devotion to Saints as Busts on Pillars: Solving the Enigma of Non-Stylite Stylites in Psalter Vat. gr. 752

    Roksolana Kosiv — “Pillar of Faith”: The Cult of the Ascetic Saints Simeon Stylites and Sabbas the Sanctified in the Icon Painting of the Peremyshl Diocese of the Ukrainian Church in the 15th-18th Centuries

    Evan A. Gatti — The Rotolo con Atti degli apostoli di Vercelli: Acts of the Apostles and the Arts of Imitation

    Nicolas Varaine — The Rhetoric of Martyrdom: Remarks on a Painted Cycle of Saint Paraskevi’s Martyrdom in Venetian Crete

    Ivan Great — The Anti-Legend: Judas Iscariot in Liber depictus

    Jeroen Reyniers — An Iconographic Approach to the Study of the Saint Odilia Shrine (1292)

    Valentina Živković — Sul legno della Croce: Dominican Hagiographic and Iconographic Models in the Formation of the Local Cult of the Blessed Osanna from Kotor

    Fernando Gutierrez Banos — “Like a Wolf Takes a Sheep”: The Wall Paintings of the Chapel of St Barbara in the Old Cathedral of Salamanca

    Gaetano Curzi — The ‘Strange Case’ of the Death of Saint John the Evangelist

    John Arblaster — Lionizing Jan van Leeuwen († 1378): The ‘Good Cook’ of Groenendaal in Iconography and Hagiography

    Emanuele Carletti – Marco Massoni — A Difficult Dialogue between Hagiography and Iconography: The Images of the Founders in the Servite Order (13th-16th Centuries)

    Andrea-Bianka Znorovszky — The Iconography of St Eugenia of Rome in Medieval Spain and France: Sources, Workshops, and Influences

    Elisa Antonietta Daniele & Pamela Gallicchio — The Visual Forms and Color Palette of Francesca Romana’s Holiness at Tor de’ Specchi in Rome

    Iliana Kandzha — Visualising the Invisible: Various Understandings of Female Virginity in Late Medieval Images of St Cunigunde

    Ana Cristina Sousa — Sanctum torquati of Guimarães: The First and Second inventio or the Long Development of a Cult

    Bela Zsolt Szakacs — Inventive Iconography in Remote Village Churches: The Fourteenth-Century Lónya-Group

    Saša Potočnjak & Barbara Španjol-Pandelo — The Cult of Saint Christopher in the Diocese of Rab: Relic, Hagiography and Iconography

    Daniele Sanguineti — Beata Limbania: culto e immagine nella Repubblica di Genova

    Valentina Borniotto — Ancient Relics, New Images and New Saints in Early Modern Genoa

    Mihnea Alexandru Mihail — The Sacra cintola and Christ’s Side Wound: The Representation of St Francis and St Thomas in the 15th-Century Wall Painting in Mediaș, Transylvania

    Elena Firea — Visual Strategies in Promoting New Saints in 16th-Century Moldavia

    Silvia Marin Barutcieff — Warrior, Parent, Martyr: Iconographic Variants and Hagiographic Attributes of Saint Eustathius Placidas in the Wallachian Mural Painting (1650-1815)

    Alessandro Cosma — Si cui cure sit facere depingi vitam beati Augustini: The ‘New Augustine’ and Jordan of Saxony’s Metrum pro depingenda vita Sancti Augustini

    Sanja Cvetnić — Saint, Hagiographer and Translator: St Jerome in the Triumphal Heavenly Procession/Translation in Štrigova (Croatia)

    Julia Merit van Rosmalen — From Thaumaturgus to Gift Bringer: The Influence of the Role of Children in Hagiography and Folk Practices on the Iconography of Saint Nicholas

    Anne L. Williams — Joseph of Nazareth in Sixteenth-Century New Spain: An Elderly Saint and Popular Devotion

    Karen von Veh — Saint Sebastian Reimagined: Diane Victor’s Gendered Subversion of the Sebastian-Apollo Icon

    Nebojsa Tumara — “21 Martyrs of Libya”: Presenting Holiness in the Contemporary Coptic Church

    Dominic E. Delarue — Imitating Christ and the Saints: Katrin Gebbe’s Tore tanzt/Nothing Bad Can Happen (DE 2013) as Hagiographic Narration

    Veronika Nela Gašpar – Davor Šimunec —Manifestazione visibile dell’invisibile nella tradizione cristiana

    Prilog / Prikaz — Contribution / Review

    Martin Germ — Antiquity for Connoisseurs: Animals with Classical Pedigree in the Emblems of the Theatrum Memoriae Nobilis ac Almae Societatis Unitorum

    Marina Vicelja-Matijašić — Iconography and Iconoloygy: The Nordic Panopticon