Liberation through Salvation: the Medieval Western European and South African experiences (1860 to 1994) compared through a selection of religious iconography

@inproceedings{Arthur2009LiberationTS,
  title={Liberation through Salvation: the Medieval Western European and South African experiences (1860 to 1994) compared through a selection of religious iconography},
  author={Duncan Malcolm Arthur},
  year={2009}
}
The medieval period (approximately 800 to 1300 AD) in Western Europe is noted for its rich tradition in religious Roman Catholic iconography. Frequently the only art works to be produced in the period, or to have survived, are religious icons of the period reflecting the dominant nature of the feudal structure of society and the oppressive circumstances that led to their execution. The works can be seen as a means of escape – although in an afterlife – or they might also be interpreted as a… CONTINUE READING

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