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Baldassare Maggi (architect). Rondel, 1591. Castle at Jindrichuv Hradec, Czech Republic (Bohemia). (photo by Herbert Frank)
The Castle and Chateau in Jindrichuv Hradec is the third largest historical complex in the Czech Republic. The jewel of the Renaissance Chateau is the Rondel, an unusual Italianate garden pavilion decorated with gilded stucco and colourful frescoes, designed in 1591 by Baldassare Maggi. (from Discover Czech)
While using Summon and EBSCO from the home page are good ways to start research, the library subscribes to subject-specific databases for art, architecture, music and history that can be helpful to search individually also.
Searching by subject is a good way to uncover sources on very specific or esoteric topics.
In the BGSU or OhioLINK library catalogs, you will find subject headings at the bottom of the full record for a book.
In EBSCO, you will find subject headings beneath the citations in the results of your searches.
Mix & match the following Library of Congress subject headings to find books and articles about art, architecture and music in Renaissance Bohemia (Czech Republic) and Northern Europe. Because different sources will use some terms and not others, it is useful to combine terms in as many ways as you can think of in order to be as comprehensive as possible in your searching.
|Geographical term||Content term/Time period term|
|Czech Republic||Art, Renaissance|
|History; History -- 16th century; History -- 17th century;
History -- 1403-1526; History -- 1526-1618;
To search by subject in OhioLINK, go to the advanced search and change the dropdown to "subject."
To search by subject in EBSCO, go to the advanced search and change the menu dropdown to "subject terms."
Artibus et Historiae, Vol. 30, No. 60 (2009), pp. 173-190
Marilyn S. Clark
Mediterranean Studies, Vol. 8 (1999), pp. 165-173
Edward E. Lowinsky
Journal of the History of Ideas, Vol. 15, No. 4 (Oct., 1954), pp. 509-553
The Sixteenth Century Journal, Vol. 9, No. 4, Central Renaissance Conference (Winter, 1978), pp. 33-45