Gisela Ripoll

Gisela Ripoll
University of Barcelona | UB · Department of Prehistory and Archaeology

PhD

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Introduction
My research concerns Late Antiquity and Early Medieval epochs emphasizing archaeology, architecture, iconography, liturgy, funerary practices, churches, cities, villages, villae, Visigoths, paleopathology. Recent projects include the fortifications of Carcassonne, the Corpus architecturae religiosae Europeae (s. IV-X)–CARE-Hispania and Ecclesiae, coemeteria et loci (s. VIII-XI)/Churches, cemeteries and sites including three major sites: Olerdola, Sidillà, Sant Quirze de Colera and Abrera
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November 2014 - present
University of Barcelona
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  • Catedrática Acreditada /ANECA
January 2009 - present
University of Barcelona
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  • Researcher
September 2001 - December 2001
Institute for Advanced Study
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  • Member

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Il resoconto della prima campagna di scavo condotta presso la Basilica di San Severo a Classe nell’estate del 2006. Le indagini sono state realizzate nel quadro di un progetto europeo “Cultura 2000”, che ha visto affiancate le università di Bologna, Barcelona, Budapest, Leicester e la Fondazione RavennAntica. Gli scavi sono stati eseguiti dentro la...
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Sancti Cirici de Colera / Sant Quirze de Colera is a Benedictine monastic foundation on the southern face of the eastern Pyrenees. The various structures that have survived as well as the documentary sources provide a wide chronological range of the 8th to 16th centuries, when the monastic community moved to another location. In the 19th century th...
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Le travail répond aux deux questions essentielles posées par le colloque. D’une part, s’il existe une évolution depuis les collectivités civiques païennes jusqu’aux collectivités chrétiennes ; de l’autre, si on peut observer des évolutions dans les fonctions religieuses locales communes aux deux systèmes religieux : la définition du corps social et...
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En el presente trabajo presentamos la dinámica del culto a los muertos en el nordeste de la Península ibérica a partir de pruebas arqueológicas y textuales entre los siglos IV y XII. Los problemas tratados se inscriben en una perspectiva general que permiten contextualizar y comprender las manifestaciones funerarias del este de la antigua Tarracone...
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Sidilianum, located on the top of a small hill next to the bank of the river Ter, offers a unique opportunity to learn about the various transformations of the territory between Late Antiquity and the medieval world, given that it was clogged and sealed by a fluvial dune. The research strategies, facilitate the chronological sequence from its origi...
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Mir Geribert, Príncep d’Olèrdola, Mil Anys després -Context social i polític de la Catalunya del segle XI Josep Maria Salrach i Marès – 1:08’ -La casa comtal de Barcelona al segle XI José Enrique Ruiz-Domènec – 42:46’ -Mir Geribert. Un personatge i el seu temps Rosa Lluch Bramon – 1:08’ -Olèrdola. De la civitas dels textos a la civitas arqueològi...
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The paper version of this Bulletin APAT 30, 2021 that has been distributed is completely erroneous. The only valid version is the color pdf version. La versión en papel que se ha difundido de este Bulletin APAT 30, 2021, es completamente errónea. La única válida es la versión pdf a color. The painting from the Roman catacomb Via Latina / hypogeum...
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Sidillà en youtube Sidilianum (Sidillà, Baix Empordà, Girona), de villa romana a aglomeración medieval Gisela Ripoll y Francesc Tuset, Universitat de Barcelona IV Ciclo de Actualidad de la investigación arqueológica en España Museo Arqueológico Nacional (Madrid) Canal Youtube del Museo Arqueológico Nacional / 49:54’ / 22.02.2022 Sidilianum, loca...
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Late Antique and Early Medieval sculpture in the Iberian Peninsula does not have a complete corpus, but a large number of dispersed studies that allow us to establish a state of the art. We have corpora for regions, cities or museum collections, such as Badajoz, Córdoba, Tarragona or Toledo, as well as thematic directories, such as figurative sculp...
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The thesaurus of the Visigoths: notes and thoughts. The thesaurus was one of the elements that accompanied the king, his court and the Visigothic people (nation?) in their journey from the East to final settlement in Gaul and Hispania. The transfer of this collection from one royal seat to another and its composition of precious items were a mark...
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La viticultura i la producció i el consum de vi han estat estretament relacionats amb Olèrdola durant tres quartes parts dels 4.000 anys d'història d'Olèrdola. La vinya constitueix un tret identificador del paisatge del Penedès actual. Es tracta del principal conreu en aquest territori històric i és, de llarg, la zona del Principat on hi ha un nomb...
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Review: D. MOREAU y R. GONZÁLEZ SALINERO (eds.), Academica Libertas. Essais en l’honneur du professeur Javier Arce, Bibliothèque de l’Antiquité Tardive 39, Brepols, Turnhout, 2020, 238-244 (ISBN: 978-2-503-58449-2). Visit www.pyrenae.com or download directly http://www.pyrenae.com/home/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=354:dominic-moreau-y-raul-...
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La publication d’un dossier consacré à l’alimentation dans l’Antiquité tardive répond à la nécessité d’accroître nos connaissances à ce sujet. Entendue comme une construction socioculturelle vitale et identitaire, l’alimentation constitue un aspect essentiel de la vie quotidienne des peuples de l’Antiquité tardive de toutes les classes, métiers et...
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ReviewEleonora Dell' Elicine y Céline Martin (eds.), Framing Power in Visigothic Society. Discourses, Devices, and Artifacts DOWNLOAD at www.pyreane.com or directly: http://www.pyrenae.com/home/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=362:eleonora-dell-elicine-y-celine-martin-eds-framing-power-in-visigothic-society-discourses-devices-and-artifacts&Ite...
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Discussing the city in Late Antiquity means discussing economy and society. In terms of historiography, the period, once Fustel de Coulanges, Max Weber or Henri Pirenne are left behind, has been straightjacketed according to two models identified by Bryan Ward-Perkins in 1997. One considers the period to have been one of catastrophe and collapse, t...
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Els resultats del projecte de recerca dut a terme els últims 4 anys a Sidillà (Sant Llorenç de les Arenes, Foixà, Baix Empordà) demostra l’existència d’una ocupació romana, una necròpolis amb enterraments des de finals de segle IV – inicis de segle V fins entrat el segle XI, la construcció de l’església al segle VIII i l’organització d’un poblat al...
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VIEW TEXT in the other entry: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/342610931_L'alimentation_dans_l'Antiquite_tardive
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The medieval necropolis of Pla dels Albats, Olèrdola (Barcelona). First results Núria Molist, Xavier Esteve, Gisela Ripoll The Pla dels Albats necropolis is one of the most remarkable anthropomorphic rock-cut graves of the Iberian Peninsula. Documented since the late 19th century and a reference for this type of cemeteries, it had not been the su...
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Medieval rock-cut wine presses and cellars in Olèrdola (Barcelona). A recent discovery Núria Molist, Xavier Esteve, Gisela Ripoll, Alessandra Pecci, Jordi Farré, Yolanda Peña The archaeological works carried out in the last decades in the medieval city of Olèrdola (Alt Penedès, Barcelona) come into view some presses of different types both inside...
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Olèrdola (Barcelona). Sant Miquel and Santa Maria and their interaction with the medieval civitas and the castral territory Núria Molist, Gisela Ripoll, Xavier Esteve The medieval civitas of Olèrdola, located on the top of a geostrategic hill, is organized into a main area inside the roman and medieval walls and an extensive outer neighborhood. B...
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Sidillà (Girona). From roman villa to medieval settlement Gisela Ripoll, Francesc Tuset, Imma Mesas, Josep Benseny & Núria Molist Sidillà (Sant Llorenç de les Arenes, Baix Empordà) is a site located on a small hill near the River Ter, known from the mid-20th century, with the notable characteristic of having been buried under a fluvial dune by th...
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The medieval monastery of Sant Quirze de Colera (Girona). Documentary evidence, archaeography and new applied technologies Gisela Ripoll, Francesc Tuset, Josep Benseny, Eduardo Carrero, Daniel Rico & Núria Molist A first, necessary evaluation and interpretation of the monastic complex of Sant Quirze de Colera (Rabòs d’Empordà, Alt Empordà), foll...
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The first villa-type structures on the Iberian Peninsula were noted during the process of Romanization during the era of the Republic. Their growth and first monumental constructions, especially in the residential sector, can be seen during the 2nd and 3rd centuries CE, and we may speak of an “explosion” of villae during the 4th century and continu...
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SEE the link https://www.researchgate.net/publication/323869149_Review_FINNEY_Paul_Corby_ed_The_Eerdmans_Encyclopedia_of_Early_Christian_Art_and_Archaeology_William_B_Eerdmans_Publishing_Company_Michigan_2017_3_vols_en_Pyrenae_482_2017_179-184
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Review HIDALGO PRIETO, Rafael (coord.), Las villas romanas de la Bética, Universidad de Granada, Editorial Universidad de Córdoba, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Servicio de Publicaciones Universidad de Málaga y Editorial Universidad de Sevilla, y Sevilla, 2016, 2 vols., 1.479 p. (Vol. I, 651 p., Vol. II, 828 p.), 1.383 figs. b/n, ISBN: 978-84-472-1...
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Review BALMELLE, Catherine y DARMON, Jean-Pierre, La mosaïque dans les Gaules romaines, Éditions Picard, Paris, 2017, 360 p., 450 il. a color, ISBN: 978-2-7084-1031-2, EAN: 9782708410312.
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Review ARCE, Javier, Scripta varia. Estudios de Historia y Arqueología sobre la Antigüedad Tardía, Signifer Libros, Monografías y Estudios de Antigüedad Griega y Romana 52, Madrid-Salamanca, 2017, 259 p., ISBN: 978-84-16202-17-1.
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Du nouveau sur Centcelles. La fonction de la salle à coupole et l’identification du propriétaire. L’interprétation des mosaïques, fortement dégradées, et de l’édifice de Centcelles (Constantí), à 5 km environ de Tarraco (Tarragone, Espagne), a donné lieu à toute une série d’hypothèses et postulats depuis que H. Schlunk supposa qu’il s’agissait du...
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Aquesta recerca s'emmarca en el projecte Ecclesiae, coemeteria et loci (saec. VIII-XI). Sancti Cirici de Colera, Sidilianum, Olerdola / Esglésies, cementiris i hàbitats (segles VIII al XI). Sant Quirze de Colera, Sidillà, Olèrdola (ECLOC), dins el Programa de projectes quadriennals de recerca en matèria d'arqueologia i paleontologia 2014-2017 (CVE-...
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A introduction of the monographic volume about Isidore de Seville: his works, his time, etc. published by Antiquité Tardive 23 (2015) The text has been written by Gisela Ripoll and Isabel Velázquez
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La ciudad de la antigüedad tardía. Algunos puntos de reflexión. Resumen. El texto que sigue son una serie de notas tomadas al hilo de la reflexión que suscitó la sesión sobre «Les ciutats de l’alta edat mitjana» en el marco de Ciutats mediterrànies: civilització i desenvolupament (Barcelona, 2011). Recorren algunos de los desafíos que plantea la in...
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This paper studies an articulated belt buckle of Byzantine type dating from the 7 th century A.D. It comes from the excavations on the ecclesiastical complex of Son Peretó (Mallorca). The buckle correspond to the E19 type of Schulze-Dörrlamm, is cast in bronze and has at its distal end a monogram which read the letters N, E, S and O. Depending on t...
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This contribution summarises the objectives and the tasks developed within the framework of the CARE-Hispania project and provides some general thoughts on the religious architecture in the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearics. The main problems concerning its study, the long historiographic tradition, and the possibilities offered by the buildings...
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The early Christian complex of Illa del Rei (Menorca) consists of a church and three naves paved with mosaic, separated by pillars or columns with unique header with an annex on its northern side. A baptismal font is located in the north aisle on its eastern end. In addition to the church, other rooms extended to the East of the header and to the S...
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L.R. Binford va publicar ara fa quaranta anys el seu treball cabdal sobre l’estudi i el potencial de les pràctiques funeràries.1 Els editors de la revista Pyrenae hem cregut oportú celebrar aquesta data oferint una traducció d’aquest text, publicació que adquireix una significació molt especial davant del traspàs del professor Binford el passat dia...
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New archaeological documents on the North suburbium of Barcelona in Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages in particular a medieval bread oven well dated in 12th and 13th C property of the monastery of Ripoll.
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In this paper is considering one of the key points for the archaeological characterization of the Visigothic Kingdom of Toledo, that of the cemeteries.
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Entender qué es visigodo en cultura artística y material no es fácil a la luz de las investigaciones más recientes. Pero esto no es algo nuevo. La definición de las artes visigodas ha sido uno de los problemas historiográficos que más ha preocupado a los estudiosos del mundo hispánico nacionales y foráneos. En este artículo se ofrece una visión pan...
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Los proyectos y trabajos que se especifican a continuación se enmarcan dentro de un gran proyecto europeo, el Corpus Architecturae Religiosae Europeae (saec. IV-X) (CARE) que tiene como objetivo revisar, catalogar y estudiar la arquitectura eclesiástica europea de esta cronología. Los trabajos del CARE-Hispania se han centrado en la zona del nordes...
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Guido M. BERNDT - Roland STEINACHER (Hg.), Das Reich der Vandalen und seine (Vor-)Geschichten Forschungen zur Geschichte des Mittelalters 13 Denkschriften der phil.-hist. Klasse 366 Wien 2008
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This paper examines the characteristics, evolution and decline of the late antique domus of Spanish towns, using case studies from three cities: Augusta Emerita, Complutum and Barcino. It discusses how, during the 4th c. A.D., urban town houses were dramatically renovated and lavishly redecorated according to the tastes of their owners, the urban e...
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El análisis de las sepulturas masculinas en los territorios controlados por el Regnum Tolosanum y, posteriormente, por el reino visigodo establecido en Hispania, no cuenta con excesiva tradición en la bibliografía especializada. Sin duda este hecho debe ser atribuido al estado de la documentación disponible: no es ningún secreto que el grueso del c...
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En el presente trabajo se apuntan algunos de los aspectos más significativos y problemáticos sobre el altar hispánico. Tras una corta introducción de tipo historiográfico, se pasa a la presentación de las fuentes textuales y epigráficas y lo que de ellas se deriva, especialmente en cuanto a los altares y las reliquias, que permite plantear luego el...
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The textual and iconographic documentation related to the use and function of textiles in late antique architecture enables to suggest a preliminary classification of the various kinds of textiles, embroideries and objects. The most frequently documented items are door and window curtains, draperies, carpets, tapestries, veils for baptism or baptis...
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The textual and iconographie documentation related to the use and function of textiles in late antique architecture enables to suggest a preliminary classification of the various kinds of textiles, embroideries and objects. The most frequently documented items are door and window curtains, draperies, carpets, tapestries, veils for baptism or baptis...
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Corone e croci votive sono gli oggetti che compongono quello che è chiamato tesoro di Guarrazar. Si tratta di offerte di monarca, nobili ed ecclesiastici fatte alla chiesa della sede regia di Toledo. Questa pratica, conosciuta fin dall'epoca di Recaredo, si perpetuerà nel Medio Evo. La fabbricazione di oggetti in argenteria ed oreficeria con pietre...
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Análisis de las transformaciones que experimentan lasuillae romanas en el occidente romano durante la antigüedad tardía comparando y contrastando la evidencia literaria y arqueológica y considerando las distintas interpretaciones dadas por historiadores y arqueólogos a este fenómeno.
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Coronas y cruces votivas son los objetos que componen el llamado Tesoro de Guarrazar. Se trata de ofrendas de monarcas, nobles y eclesiásticos a las iglesias de la sede regia de Toledo. Esta práctica, conocida desde época de Recaredo, se perpetuará en la Edad Media. La fabricación de objetos en platería y orfebrería con cabujones de piedras precios...
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Los espectáculos circenses durante la antigüedad tardía tuvieron una particular relevancia y de forma especial a todo lo largo del siglo IV. Tanto en Oriente como en Occidente aparecen una gran cantidad de documentos literarios, epigráficos y arqueológicos que hacen referencia al circo directa o indirectamente. África e Hispania son dos de las regi...

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