‘I laid the foundation stone to this house’: Aristocratic messages in Glimmingehus castle, Scania

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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to discuss decorated stone tablets with coats of arms and memorial texts found on castle walls. The example considered here is Glimmingehus in Scania, in southern Sweden, erected in the late 15th century. Tablets with texts, coat of arms and ornaments are to be found both outside and inside the castle. The messages on the tablets can be said to promote a world of an elite male by emphasizing his personal network and lineage.

Detaljer

Författare
Enheter & grupper
Forskningsområden

Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ) – OBLIGATORISK

  • Historia

Nyckelord

  • castle, middle ages, Glimmingehus, text, sculpture
Originalspråkengelska
Titel på värdpublikationChâteau Gaillard 28
Undertitel på gästpublikationL'environnement du château
RedaktörerKieran O'Conor, Anne-Marie Flambard Héricher, Peter Ettel
UtgivningsortCaen
FörlagPresses universitaires de Caen
Sidor155-160
ISBN (tryckt)978-2-84133-891-7
StatusPublished - 2018 aug 30
PublikationskategoriForskning
Peer review utfördJa

Publikationsserier

NamnChâteau Gaillard. Etudes de castellologie médiévale
FörlagPublications du CRAHAM
Volym28
ISSN (tryckt)2491-844X

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