Pre-Columbian Maya site in Retalhuleu, in the Highland Maya region, near the Pacific coast of Guatemala. It is best known for its monumental stone sculptures, some of which were recorded in the 19th century. The site lies partly on the Finca San Isidro Piedra Parada, and it was known by this name when ...
Elizabeth P. Benson
Temple site in north-eastern Rajasthan, India. It contains the fragmentary remains of two major monuments of the 8th century
Islamic dynasty that ruled from several capitals in Iraq between
French, 7th century, male.
Active in Limoges from 600 to 630.
This artist is thought to be the Master of St Eloysius.
Site of a Christian city and pilgrimage centre in the Maryūt Desert, c. 45 km south-west of Alexandria, Egypt. It grew up around the shrine of St Menas, who was martyred during the persecution of the Christians instigated by Diocletian (reg 285–305). The ancient name of the site is not known, and the position of the saint’s grave had been long forgotten until, according to legend, several miracle cures led to its rediscovery. The place then quickly developed into an increasingly major centre of pilgrimage where, among other things, the so-called Menas ampules were manufactured as pilgrim flasks and achieved particular renown. The first excavations of the site were undertaken by ...
Arabic School, 10th century, male.
None of the works of this artist are known.
French, 9th century, male.
Active in Tours.
German, 10th century, male.
This Tegernsee monk is mentioned as the writer of a psalter made for an aristocratic lady called Heilwich. The work has not been preserved, but the dedicatory verses by Froumund von Tegernsee are still in Munich. A miniature in a collection of the national library, Munich, is attributed to an Adalpertus and dates from the 11th century, but it is not improbable that it is by this monk....
German, 6th – 7th century, male.
Active at the beginning of the Middle Ages.
On the wall of the chapel of St Anne, in Worms Cathedral, there is an old stone relief of Daniel in the LionsDen by this artist.
T. I. Zeymal’
Buddhist monastery of the 7th century