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Categories of Fine Art
(892 words)

From at least as early as the civilizations of the Near East and Egypt, art as religious cult or sovereign representation requires a house: temple and palace, and in the Middle Ages church and castle (→construction techniques), were…

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Eberhard König, “Categories of Fine Art”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages. Consulted online on 22 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_bema_SIM_033898>
First published online: 2016



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