The horned Moses in medieval art and thought.
University of California Press,
|Series:||California studies in the history of art ;
Table of Contents:
- Eleventh-century England, the place where Moses first is represented with horns
- Eleventh-century England: a place of originality
- The stimulus from vernacular texts
- The possible influence of liturgical drama on the new iconography for Moses
- Ancient use of horns on helmets reflected in the horned headdress of Moses in the Aelfric Paraphrase
- The spread of the horned Moses image
- Commentary of the theologians
- The bishop's mitre
- Religious literature of the Middle Ages
- Ambiguity of the meaning of horns: horns of dishonor as well as horns of honor.