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A. Iconographic and Symbolic Reception in the Middle Ages (CT)

Apart from their archaeological and architectural reception, town gates throughout the Middle Ages and beyond represented a symbolic and iconographic formula that was widespread as a sovereignty motif. In this way, gate iconography wa…

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Schweizer, Stefan (Kassel RWG), “Gates”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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