By Luther Link
Why is the satan by no means proven pain in Hell? How is it that he occasionally seems to be doing God's paintings? what's the starting place of his attribute flaming hair, and the place did these tools of torture, wielded via his merciless assistants, come from?
This booklet, which covers the 6th to the 16th centuries, attracts on unique assets, together with colourful money owed within the Apocrypha of the Devil's origins and his precise first crime, the writings of St Augustine and different Church Fathers, and studies of the intrigues of popes and emperors. Luther hyperlink bargains us unforeseen insights right into a wide variety of artistic endeavors, from the carved capitals within the Romanesque church of St Benoît and Giotto's well-known area Chapel frescoes to Michelangelo's final Judgment in Rome. the outcome, the 1st finished account of the arch-fiend in paintings, is an engaging examine within the background of visible representation.
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The Devil: A Mask Without a Face (Picturing History) by Luther Link