1190-1271), in his De Vitiis et virtutibus, praised Tobias as an exemplar for his various charitable deeds and stated, "One sees that the interment of the dead is counted as the seventh branch of the Tree of Mercy." Translated from an excerpt in Italian of the original Latin text in Geza de Francovich, Benedetto Antelami
: Architetto e scultore e l'arte del suo tempo, 2 vols.
The topics include the iconography of crucifixion in the Maskall Passion Ivories and Greco-Roman art, some questions on the function and iconography of the cross in the Asturian kingdom, sacrifice and salvation in Echtgus Ua Cuanain's poetic treatise on the Eucharist, a typology of Christus trimphans in Catalonia, changing depictions of the crucifixion on the Irish high cross, and a liturgical reading of Antelami
's Deposition at Parma.
That Leger day I didn't fancy the Italian favourite Antelami
and nor could I go for Derby winner Larkspur, who had been very lucky at Epsom, where seven of his rivals fell, and had been beaten twice since then.
In the session on <<Beauty and Drama: Image, Theology and Liturgy>>, Dr Rosa Bacile spoke on <<Medieval Liturgical Drama: The Burial Arrangements of King William II and the Passion of Christ mosaics, Monreale Cathedral>>, Professor Elizabeth Parker offered a paper on <<Christ on the Cross in Antelami
's Parma Deposition>> and Dr Maigorzata Krasnodcbska-D'Aughton and Dr Edel Bhreathnach spoke together on the topic of <<Piety, pictures and the Passion of Christ: the iconographic programme of Ennis friary>>.
A brief introduction comments on the native Romanesque masters Wiligelmo and Antelami
, setting the stage for what she regards as the "fundamental classicism of the Italian tradition, or rather traditions" (19).
Sculptures by Benedetto Antelami
, the building's designer, on its pink and white Verona marble walls display symbols of redemption and mercy.