By Moshe Barasch

it is a awesome research of ways Western tradition has represented blindness, in particular in that almost all visible of arts, portray. Moshe Barasch attracts upon not just the span of paintings heritage from antiquity to the eighteenth century but additionally the classical and biblical traditions that underpin lots of creative illustration: Blind Homer, the therapeutic of the blind, blind musicians, blindness as punishment, blindness as a distinct mark. The publication discusses blindness in antiquity, within the Early Christian international, within the heart a while, and within the Renaissance, with a last attention of Diderot.

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