Sign And Design: Script As Image In Cross-Cultural Perspective (300–1600 Ce) (Dumbarton Oaks Symposia And Colloquia)
From antiquity to the modern age, legal, documentary, exegetical, literary, and linguistic traditions have viewed the relationship between image and letter in diverse ways. There is a long history of scholarship examining this relationship, probing the manner and meaning of its dynamics in terms of equivalency, complementarity, and polarity.This volume addresses the pictorial dimension of writing ...
Series: Dumbarton Oaks Symposia and Colloquia
Hardcover: 304 pages
Publisher: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection (August 22, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 1 x 11.3 inches
Amazon Rank: 2310510
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m cross-cultural and multidisciplinary perspectives. Historians―including specialists in art and literature―paleographers, and anthropologists consider imagistic scripts of the ancient and medieval Near East, Europe, Byzantium, and Latin America, and within Jewish, polytheistic, Christian, and Muslim cultures. They engage with pictographic, ideographic, and logographic writing systems, as well as with alphabetic scripts, examining diverse examples of cross-pollination between language and art.