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Twelfth-century participants negotiated own relationships alongside a continuum connecting instead of polarizing immediacy and mediated illustration. Their markers of individuation, symptoms of identification and media of conversation therefore proof useful engagement with modern medieval signal idea and perceptions of fact. during this research, the relevance of recent conception for the translation of medieval artifacts is proven to depend on the parallel lifestyles of theoretical job by way of the manufacturers and clients of such artifacts. within the cultural panorama of the significant heart a long time, the axes of iconicity, semantics and materiality traced through charters, seals, and by way of either concrete and metaphorical photos of the imprint, dynamically formed the limits during which a feeling of self was once formulated, modulated, skilled, and enacted.

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