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The Mediterranean: a lake surrounded by marble
New marble architecture from prestige materials
Knowledge and utility of the past
Evidence, documentation and the search for meaning(s)
Religious and secular uses of marble
The City of Rome from Augustus to Constantine
Marble in the later Empire
“Beautiful new monuments replace ugly ruins”
The Transformation of the Ancient World121
Marble in Early Christian Italy
Byzantium
Marble new and re-used, colonnades and colour
Constantinople
Ravenna
Conclusion: marble and pilgrimage318
Introduction
Quarrying in the Middle Ages: the outline argument
Evidence for mediaeval quarrying
Antique stockpiles of classical marbles
Stockpiles of classical marbles made in mediaeval centuries
Transport by sea
Transport by land
Preparation of marbles
Conclusion
Introduction: another method of acquisition
Overview of trophy-looting
Pisa, Genoa and Mahdiya
Christians and Muslims in Jerusalem
Marble, polished and squared
Different sources of re-used materials
Different types of re-used materials
Types of buildings using marble
Byzantine North Africa
Anatolia and Greece
Difficulties in investigating early Islamic architecture
Large building projects
Jerusalem from Herod to Islam
Mecca and Medina
Damascus
Córdoba
Seville and Granada
Kairouan, Mahdiya and Tunis
Building with marble before Charlemagne
Charlemagne and marble use
Charlemagne and the Islamic world
Aachen as a response to Islam
Appendix: Ambassadorial etc. exchanges East and West
Early Christian revivals and the Liber Pontificalis
San Vincenzo al Volturno70
Genoa
Modena
Sicily: Palermo and Monreale
Amalfi, Montecassino and Salerno
Apulia: Bari and Trani
Pisa
Venice
The Gate at Capua, and Frederick II’s antiquities458
Alexandria and marble for Cairo
The Coptic Church and marble
Cairo/Fustat
Ottoman Bursa, Manisa and Istanbul
Before the millennium
After the millennium
Problems with Glaber’s “White Mantle of Churches”
Christian Spain
Santiago de Compostela
Building with antiquities in Roman France
Arles
CONCLUSION
The Middle Ages and the ancient landscape
Re-used marble and new monuments
Food for thought
The significance of marble use in the Middle Ages
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Abbreviations of frequently cited works
Building Materials & techniques (excluding Marble)
Imperial Rome
Transformation of the Roman World
Pilgrimage and Shrines
Byzantium and her Empire
Mediaeval Europe
Mediaeval Rome
Egypt
France
Islam (more than one country)
Italian Peninsula
Marble and related stones and their Impact
North Africa excluding Egypt
Southern Italy and Sicily
Spain
Re-Use of Earlier materials
Syria and the Near East
Charlemagne to the Hohenstaufen
Travellers’ Accounts (more than one area)
Turkey (excluding Byzantium)
England
GENERAL INDEX
INDEX OF MARBLE
ILLUSTRATIONS
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GREENHALGH Michael - Marble Past, Monumental Present. Building With Antiquities in the Mediaeval Mediterranean

GREENHALGH Michael - Marble Past, Monumental Present. Building With Antiquities in the Mediaeval Mediterranean

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