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REX DVD : Om framställningar av kung David spelande på stränginstrument i bilder från tidigmedeltida manuskript

Munck Af Rosenschöld, Viktoria (2006)
Division of Art History and Visual Studies
Abstract
The purpose of this work was to investigate the early medieval view of the Bilical king David through the analysis of ten illuminations found in early medieval manuscripts in which he is depicted playing string instruments. First, a description of medieval manuscripts and king David and string instruments was presented, second, an analysis and a discussion of images as source material and an interpretation of the mythic and symbolic significance that is based on ideas presented by Paul Ricoeurs and Roland Barthes of the ten illuminations followed. The results showed that king David often was portrayed as a musical king, a dancer and a prophet that incarnated wisdom and justice; that king David served as a role-model for the Western... (More)
The purpose of this work was to investigate the early medieval view of the Bilical king David through the analysis of ten illuminations found in early medieval manuscripts in which he is depicted playing string instruments. First, a description of medieval manuscripts and king David and string instruments was presented, second, an analysis and a discussion of images as source material and an interpretation of the mythic and symbolic significance that is based on ideas presented by Paul Ricoeurs and Roland Barthes of the ten illuminations followed. The results showed that king David often was portrayed as a musical king, a dancer and a prophet that incarnated wisdom and justice; that king David served as a role-model for the Western regents, and that he was portrayed in an idealised and estethically appealing manner. (Less)
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author
Munck Af Rosenschöld, Viktoria
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Kung David, medeltiden, manuskript, musikinstrument, bibliska motiv, bildkällor, psaltarbilder, Art History, Konstvetenskap, Medieval history, Medeltidens historia
language
Swedish
id
1328820
date added to LUP
2006-10-31
date last changed
2006-10-31
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this work was to investigate the early medieval view of the Bilical king David through the analysis of ten illuminations found in early medieval manuscripts in which he is depicted playing string instruments. First, a description of medieval manuscripts and king David and string instruments was presented, second, an analysis and a discussion of images as source material and an interpretation of the mythic and symbolic significance that is based on ideas presented by Paul Ricoeurs and Roland Barthes of the ten illuminations followed. The results showed that king David often was portrayed as a musical king, a dancer and a prophet that incarnated wisdom and justice; that king David served as a role-model for the Western regents, and that he was portrayed in an idealised and estethically appealing manner.},
  author       = {Munck Af Rosenschöld, Viktoria},
  keyword      = {Kung David,medeltiden,manuskript,musikinstrument,bibliska motiv,bildkällor,psaltarbilder,Art History,Konstvetenskap,Medieval history,Medeltidens historia},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {REX DVD : Om framställningar av kung David spelande på stränginstrument i bilder från tidigmedeltida manuskript},
  year         = {2006},
}