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Title Foundation, dedication and consecration in early modern Europe / edited by Maarten Delbeke and Minou Schraven.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012.

Series Intersections : interdisciplinary studies in early modern culture, 1568-1811 ; v. 22.
Intersections (Boston, Mass.) ; v. 22.
Subject Architecture and society -- Europe -- History.
Architecture -- Human factors -- Europe -- History.
Dedication services -- Europe -- History.
Church dedication -- Europe -- History.
Rites and ceremonies -- Europe -- History.
Alt Name Delbeke, Maarten.
Schraven, Minou.
Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 387 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgements; Notes on the Editors; Notes on the Contributors; List of Illustrations; List of Maps; Foundation, Dedication and Consecration in Early Modern Europe. An Introduction; I. Foundation and the Humanist Quest for Origins; Founding an Ideal City in Filarete's Libro Architettonico (c. 1460); Stepping Out of Brunelleschi's Shadow: The Consecration of Santa Maria del Fiore as International Statecraft in Medicean Florence; Establishing Independence: Leonardo Bruni's History of the Florentine People and Ritual in Fifteenth-Century Florence
Pienza: Relics, Ritual and Architecture in the City of a Renaissance PopeFounding Rome Anew. Pope Sixtus IV and the Foundation of Ponte Sisto, 1473; II. (Re)foundation as Purification and Appropriation; A Means for the Projection of 'Soft Power': 'Spanish' Churches at Rome 1469-1527; Clash of Power and Creed: Cultural (Re)foundations in Northwest Africa; Building a Sense of Belonging: The Foundation of Valletta in Malta; St Ignatius of Loyola's "Vision at La Storta" and the Foundation of the Society of Jesus; III. Consecration Ceremonies After Trent
Consecration and Violation: Preserving the Sacred Landscape in the (Arch)diocese of Cambrai, c. 1550-1570Foundation Rites in the Southern Netherlands: Constructing a Counter-Reformational Architecture; Church Consecration in England 1549-1715: An Unestablished Ceremony; Ritual and its Negation. 'Dedicatio Ecclesiae' and the Reformed First Sermon; IV. New Beginnings; Midsummer Moderns: The Foundation of the Paris Observatory, 21 June 1667; The Importance of Beginning, Over and Over: The Idea of Primitive Germanic Law; Index Nominum
Summary Bringing together contributions from art history, architectural history, historiography and history of law, this volume is the first comprehensive exploration of the manifold meanings of foundation, dedication and consecration rituals and narratives in early modern culture.
ISBN 9789004222083 (electronic bk.)
9004222081 (electronic bk.)
9789004217577 (hardback alk. paper)
OCLC # 774290468
Additional Format Print version: Foundation, dedication and consecration in early modern Europe. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012 (DLC) 2011042154.