By John Tavenor Perry
Прекрасная книга об истории средневекового искусства обработки металлов: меди, латуни, бронзы. Передавая знания из поколения в поколение, европейские мастера научились создавать невероятные по красоте и сложности произведения искусства из металла: вазы, кувшины, статуи, элементы декора, оружие и тд. Представленная книга –электронная версия раритетного издания, хранящегося в архивах Университета Торонто. a superb ebook concerning the background of medieval paintings of metals processing: copper, brass, bronze. Transmitting wisdom from new release to iteration, the eu masters have discovered to create the marvelous good looks and complexity of the works of steel artwork: vases, pots, statues, ornamental goods, guns etc. Presentation of the ebook is the electron model of the infrequent version saved within the records of the collage of Toronto.
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Repenting him later in of this sacrilege, he presented the jewel to the Abbey of Waulsort, which stood four miles above Dinant, on the same bank of the river. Here it remained undisturbed, noted now life and again in various inventories, until the French sacked the abbey in 1789, when, either by the spoilers or the spoiled, it was dropped into the river, to be eventually recovered and added to our national collection. " the valley of the Meuse, except Liege, grew to any great and while singly no the more irritating it became size ; town was strong enough to do serious harm to another, they were able to do petty injuries which still further inflamed their passions and crippled their trade, until at last the interof their over-lords brought vention about their punishment and ruin.
These mines have been worked for at least eight hundred years city of Goslar, and no doubt long before then, in prehistoric times, produced the copper for making the bronze weapons of the past ; early Germanic tribes, as well as a sufficiency of tin for the alloy.
Although zinc, under the name of cadmia, is spoken of by to exist in these ancient Pliny as a necessary ingredient of brass, its presence has never been traced in prehistoric bronzes or in the most ancient works of art that ; its although traces of presence was in sufficient quantity to suggest not accidental, have been found in coins it, of imperial times. Copper, which the alloys known forms the largest proportion of both of as bronze and brass, is one of the most widely distributed of metals, and frequently occurs in large which state it has the colour, it and almost pure masses, in hardness and malleability of the refined metal as we are accustomed to see it.