Translated title of the contribution: [Autom. eng. transl.] Preface

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript


This is the introduction which summarizes the main subjects of interest of the volume: the centrality of the theme of Christ’s cross in Christian religion, and the development of this theme in the centuries. The main phases of its history were: the pathetic and realistic turning point in late Middle Ages, the bloom after the Council of Trent and in Baroque age, and the later contributions between the end of the Ancien Régime and the 19th and 20th centuries.
Translated title of the contribution[Autom. eng. transl.] Preface
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationCrucem tuam adoramus. Percorsi devozionali fra Nord Ovest d’Italia e Canton Ticino. Espressioni d’arte, cultura, fede e religiosità popolare, Atti del convegno internazionale di studi. Verbania, 7 febbraio 2009. Monte Mesma (Ameno), 8 febbraio 2009
EditorsValerio Cirio, Fabrizio Pagani, Carlo Alessandro Pisoni
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2011


  • Italia (settentrionale)
  • croce
  • età moderna
  • storia religiosa
  • via crucis


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