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Princely gifts and papal treasures : the Franciscan mission to China and its influence on the art of the West, 1250-1350
AuthorArnold, Lauren 安羅琳
Pub. LocationSan FranciscoPublisherDesiderata Press
Date1999Phys. Desc.239 p. : color ill., maps ; 32 cm.
LocationFolio Cabinet 1Call NumberBV2280.A77 A76 1999
Princely gifts and papal treasures : the Franciscan mission to China and its influence on the art of the West, 1250-1350 / Lauren Arnold.
Contents:
Prologue: The Spring of 1288 -- I. The Franciscan Mission to China: an introduction -- II. Rabban Sauma brings gifts to Rome: 1288 -- III. Beijing 1294-1304: the establishment of the first Latin Christian Church -- IV. Rome, Assisi and Avignon: 1294-1304 -- V. Peregrinantes pro Christi: China 1304-1328 -- VI. Franciscans in Europe: 1304-1338 -- VII. In the far west lived the great Horses of Heaven...China 1328-1348 -- VIII. The end of the Franciscan Mission: the Black Death in Europe 1348-1363 -- IX. Princely gifts and Papal treasures: the artistic legacy of China in Europe -- X. Assessing the Franciscan presence in China: the archaeological and artistic evidence.
Addenda: 1. Cities in China with various spellings. 2. The Yuan dynasty. 3. Royal collectors in Europe.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-213) and index.
Link to bibliographic citation Travelers on the Silk Road
Link to Ricci Publications page.
Link to article in the Los Altos Town Crier
Link to The Mongols, II: The World of Marco Polo and His Heirs.
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Subject(s)Art, Chinese--Song-Yuan dynasties, 960-1368--Influence
Christian art and symbolism--Medieval, 500-1500--Chinese influences
Franciscans--Missions--China--13th-14th centuries
Franciscans--China
Franciscans--Influence
China--History--Yuan dynasty, 1260-1368
Mongols--Relations--Europe
Silk Road--Art--13th-14th centuries
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #79
ISBN0967062802LCCN99-93304OCLC42828805