Aesthetic Theories in the Middle Ages and Medieval Art
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As Umberto Eco wrote in the conclusion to the English edition of his book Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages, across a thousand years of the Middle Ages works of fine art and the philosophy of beauty were separated by a k…

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Eberhard König, “Aesthetic Theories in the Middle Ages and Medieval Art”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages. Consulted online on 19 April 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_bema_SIM_033885>
First published online: 2016



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