Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages by Umberto Eco, Hugh Bredin

Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages

Umberto Eco, Hugh Bredin

144 pages first pub 1959 (editions)

nonfiction art history philosophy challenging informative reflective medium-paced


In this authoritative, lively book, the celebrated Italian novelist and philosopher Umberto Eco presents a learned summary of medieval aesthetic ideas. Juxtaposing theology and science, poetry and mysticism, Eco explores the relationship that exis...

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