08 November 2010

Annotated bibliography-Kailee Miller-San Miniato

1) Aitelli, Glenn, and Jeanne Aitelli. "San Miniato." Travel-To-Florence.com. Glenn Aitelli, 2009. Web. 7 Nov 2010.


This website gives a brief, yet detailed summary of the history of the San Miniato. This website provides great descriptions about the inside of the church. There are also pictures on this website for the viewer to see. It is a great source for someone us without becoming too overwhelmed.

2) Facaros, Dana, and Michael Pauls. Tuscany. New Holland Publishers, 2006. 174-177. Print.

This book has a few pages in it that not only gives a history of the San Miniato, but also an overview of the different artworks that lie within the church. This would be a great source to start with, and then research further if one would like more information. Pictures are also provided of the church and of a few of the different artworks.

3) Hidden Italy, . "San Miniato al Monte." Hidden Italy 1997: Web. 6 Nov 2010. <http://www.museumsinflorence.com/musei/san_miniato.html>.

This website provides a source of information about the church of San Miniato. Pictures are provided with descriptions under each one. Enough information is given on this site that the reader would have an understanding of how the church was built and for whom.

Horn, Walter. "Romanesque Churches in Florence: A study in their chronology and stylistic development." Art Bulletin 25.2 (1943): 112-131. Web. 1 Nov 2010. <http://www.jstor.org/stable/3046874>.

This journal article goes into depth about the construction of the church and the style that

was used for it. This is a great resource for someone interested in the Romanesque style

of architecture in particular. This article discusses how the researchers discovered the

layout of the church and the order that it was constructed in. The researchers discovered

these findings by examining the architecture and particular areas of it, since these were


5) Howard, Saalaman. "Paolo Uccello at San Miniato." Burlington Magazine, Ltd. 106.741 (1964): 558-563. Web. 5 Nov 2010. <http://www.jstor.org/stable/874506>.

This article discusses the fresco paintings that were discovered in the cloister of San Miniato. These frescos were created by Paolo Uccello. Details are discussed about when the frescos were created and the significance that they played with the San Miniato.

6) Mack, Charles. "The Building Programme of the Cloister of San Miniato." Burlington Magazine Publications, Ltd. 115.844 (1973): 447-448+450-452. Web. 6 Nov 2010. <http://www.jstor.org/pss/877356>.

This article supplies the reader with information about the uprising of the San Miniato al Monte, who it was created for, the design, and the architecture itself. Charles Mack found this information through his own personal research and by studying older articles and pieces left behind. Although this article is brief, it still gives a good insight into the basis of the church. Charles Mack does not go into as much detail about the frescos that are in the church, which may be of interest to someone going to see this church. Pictures are provided of the church.

7) Paoletti, John, and Gary Radke. Art in Renaissance Italy. 3rd. London, United Kingdom: Laurence King Publishing Ltd. 2005, 2005. 170. Print.

This book is not entirely about the San Miniato, but on page 170 it does provide

information about some of the frescos in it. It provides the reader also with pictures of

some of the frescos that are within the church walls. This page is a great reference source,

and is easy to follow.

8) "Romanesque architecture." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2010. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 08 Nov. 2010 <http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/1384996/Romanesque-architecture>.

By viewing this information in the Encyclopedia Britannica about Romanesque art and

architecture one will receive an informative overview of what this style of architecture

consisted of. This article provides dates and descriptions of this ancient style of work that

are easy for the reader to follow and understand.

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