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Angels and Demons in Art
Title:Angels and Demons in Art
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ISBN:0892368306
Number of Pages:384

The Best Bookstore Online Over 6 million PDF and 4.5 million eBooks to download now. Books by: Rosa Giorgi, Stefano Zuffi, Rosanna M. Giammanco-Frongia This sumptuously illustrated volume analyzes artists representations of angels and demons and heaven and hell from the Judeo Christian tradition and describes how these artistic portrayals evolved over time As with other books in the Guide to Imagery series the goal of this volume is to help contemporary art enthusiasts decode the symbolic meanings in the great masterworks of Western Art br The first chapter traces the development of images of the Creation and the Afterworld from descriptions of them in the Scriptures through their evolution in later literary and philosophical works The following two chapters examine artists depictions of the two paths that humans may take the path of evil or the path of salvation and the punishments or rewards found on each A chapter on the Judgment Day and the end of the world explores portrayals of the mysterious worlds between life and death and in the afterlife Finally the author looks at images of angelic and demonic beings themselves and how they came to be portrayed with the physical attributes wings halos horns and cloven hooves with which we are now so familiar br Thoroughly researched by and expert in the field of iconography Angels and Demons in Art will delight readers with an interest in art or religious symbolism

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