Download e-book for kindle: Archbishop Theodore: Commemorative Studies on his Life and by Michael Lapidge

By Michael Lapidge

ISBN-10: 0521032105

ISBN-13: 9780521032100

ISBN-10: 0521480779

ISBN-13: 9780521480772

Theodore, Archbishop of Canterbury (668SH90), formed the English Church right into a constitution it has retained for a millennium. but until eventually lately he has remained a shadowy determine, whose early occupation within the close to East and at Rome has been unknown. during this ebook, which builds at the 1994 book of formerly unprinted Biblical commentaries from Theodore's Canterbury university, across the world uncommon students offer a clean account of the occupation and writings of a special character who dropped at Anglo-Saxon England the cultural history of Syria, Byzantium and Rome.

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He had already met the great man two years before, when the Harvard Glee Club had given a private performance at I Tatti. In conversation with Berenson, Carter had invoked his father, the Byzantine Institute, and anything else he could think of to impress the celebrated scholar. 43 Two years later, Carter confessed he expected to “cash in” on the invitation quickly proffered and to be invited to work with him. He came to Florence and waited his turn. There were some delays, but finally he was asked to lunch with Berenson.

Part of that summer of 1958 he spent in Munich, improving his colloquial German, acquiring a girlfriend, and sailing with newly acquired acquaintances. Then it was off to Florence, waiting on Berenson. In typical fashion, Carter was ahead of the curve. He had already met the great man two years before, when the Harvard Glee Club had given a private performance at I Tatti. In conversation with Berenson, Carter had invoked his father, the Byzantine Institute, and anything else he could think of to impress the celebrated scholar.

All of this was supplemented by a lengthy chairmanship of the US Commission of Fine Arts, referees of new construction in official Washington. At the National Gal- t h e n at i o n a l g a l l e r y [43] lery itself, supported by the connoiseurship and suavity of his second in command, the Berenson-trained chief curator John Walker, Finley satisfied the first and most pressing of the Gallery’s needs, to start filling the vast structure with works of art. In a series of remarkable coups, Finley and Walker persuaded several of the nation’s greatest collectors—Joseph Widener, Samuel Kress, and Lessing Rosenwald—to loan, and ultimately to give, their extraordinary holdings to the Gallery, gifts that quantitatively overwhelmed the relatively small, but superlative, set of artworks Andrew Mellon had provided.

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