The land of the Goths and Vandals: the visual presentation of Gothicism at the Swedish Court, 1550–1700

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleThe land of the Goths and Vandals: the visual presentation of Gothicism at the Swedish Court, 1550–1700 Author(S)KRISTOFFER NEVILLE (Author)
Abstract  In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the Swedish court militantly promoted its claim to descent from the Gothic tribes described by ancient authors. Although fully entwined in many aspects of court life and well known in the literature, it is familiar as an essentially textual project. ...Paginationp 435–459
SubjectEurope -- HistoryDescriptorsRenaissance
Journal TitleRenaissance studies: Journal of the Society for Renaissance Studies  
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