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Virtue and Vice:
The Personifications in the Index of Christian Art
Edited by Colum Hourihane

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments ix
Notes on the Contributors xi
List of Illustrations xiii
Abbreviations xviii
Introduction 3
PART 1: ESSAYS
Virtus or Virago? The Female Personifications of Prudentius's Psychomachia S. GEORGIA NUGENT 13
Learning from Nature: Lessons in Virtue and Vice in the Physiologus and Bestiaries RON BAXTER 29
The Spirit in the World: The Virtues of the Floreffe Bible Frontispiece: British Library, Add. Ms. 17738, ff. 3v-4r ANNE-MARIE BOUCHÉ 42
Good and Evil, Not-So-Good and Not-So-Evil: Marginal Life on Gothic German Sacrament Houses ACHIM TIMMERMANN 66
The Art of the Tongue: Illuminating Speech and Writing in Later Medieval Manuscripts JESSE M. GELLRICH 93
The Virtuous Pelican in Medieval Irish Art COLUM HOURIHANE 120
PART 2: CATALOGUE OF VIRTUES AND VICES IN THE INDEX OF CHRISTIAN ART
Introduction to the Catalogue 151
List of Virtues and Vices in the Catalogue 153
Abbreviations Used in the Catalogue 157
Virtues 159
Unidentified Virtues 309
Tree of Virtues 323
Cardinal Virtues 324
Vices 330
Unidentified Vices 433
Tree of Vices 437
Seven Vices 438
Wheel of Vices 438
Conflict of Virtues and Vices 439
Index of Catalogued Objects 443

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