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  1. The Georgian Churches of Oski and Iskhani

    The Georgian Churches of Oski and Iskhani: Architecture and Ornament [Hardback]

    Dora Piquet-Panayatova (Author)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9781899828913
    Published by : Pindar Press
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    This study deals with the churches of Oski and Iskhani, in the ancient Georgian province of Tao-Klardeti, now in eastern Turkey. Each church is examined separately, with a focus on the architecture and carved decoration. The architectural... .... Learn More
  2. The Framing of Sacred Space: The Canopy and the Byzantine Church

    The Framing of Sacred Space: The Canopy and the Byzantine Church [Hardback]

    Jelena Bogdanovic (Author)

    £38.99

    ISBN: 9780190465186
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    The Framing of Sacred Space offers the first topical study of canopies as essential spatial and symbolic units in Byzantine-rite churches. Centrally planned columnar structures-typically comprised of four columns and a roof-canopies had a critical... .... Learn More
  3. A Companion to Byzantine Illustrated Manuscripts

    A Companion to Byzantine Illustrated Manuscripts [Hardback]

    Vasiliki Tsamakda (Editor)

    £205.00

    ISBN: 9789004343184
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Brill's Companions to the Byzantine World
    Volume: 2
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    This volume offers an overview of Byzantine manuscript illustration, a central branch of Byzantine art and culture. Just like written texts, illustrations bear witness to Byzantine material culture, imperial ideology and religious beliefs, as well... .... Learn More
  4. Chosen Places: Constructing New Jerusalems in Slavia Orthodoxa

    Chosen Places: Constructing New Jerusalems in Slavia Orthodoxa [Hardback]

    Jelena Erdeljan (Author)

    £119.00

    ISBN: 9789004314719
    Published by : Brill
    Series: East Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages, 450-1450
    Volume: 45
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    In Chosen Places. Constructing New Jerusalems in Slavia Orthodoxa, Jelena Erdeljan focuses on the Old Testament topic of the divinely-chosen status of Jerusalem and translatio Hierosolymi, including the history, process and media of formulating an... .... Learn More
  5. The Architecture of the Christian Holy Land

    The Architecture of the Christian Holy Land: Reception from Late Antiquity through the Renaissance [Hardback]

    Kathryn Blair Moore (Author)

    £74.99

    ISBN: 9781107139084
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    In the absence of the bodies of Christ and Mary, architecture took on a special representational role during the Christian Middle Ages, marking out sites associated with the bodily presence of the dominant figures of the religion. Throughout ... .... Learn More
  6. Pilgrimage in Early Christian Jordan

    Pilgrimage in Early Christian Jordan: A Literary and Archaeological Guide [Paperback]

    Burton MacDonald (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

    Special Price: £6.95

    ISBN: 9780977409495
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    An interest in places of pilgrimage is very much a part of the life of many people in the modern world. For Christians, it is the Holy Land that holds specific interest - the area where the events described in the Bible, in both the Old and the... .... Learn More
  7. The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology

    The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology [Hardback]

    Paul Corby Finney (Editor)

    £412.99

    ISBN: 9780802838117
    Published by : William B. Eerdmans
    More than 400 distinguished scholars, including archaeologists, art historians, historians, epigraphers, and theologians, have worked together to create the 1,455 entries in this monumental encyclopedia - the first comprehensive reference work of ... .... Learn More
  8. Epigram, Art and Devotion in Later Byzantium

    Epigram, Art and Devotion in Later Byzantium [Hardback]

    Ivan Drpic (Author)

    £108.00

    ISBN: 9781107151512
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book explores the nexus of art, personal piety, and self-representation in the last centuries of Byzantium. Spanning the period from around 1100 to around 1450, it focuses upon the evidence of verse inscriptions, or epigrams, on works of art.... .... Learn More
  9. The Afterlife of Greek and Roman Sculpture: Late Antique Responses and Practices

    The Afterlife of Greek and Roman Sculpture: Late Antique Responses and Practices [Hardback]

    Troels Myrup Kristensen (Editor); Lea Stirling (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780472119691
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
    For centuries, statuary decor was a main characteristic of any city, sanctuary, or villa in the Roman world. However, from the third century CE onward, the prevalence of statues across the Roman Empire declined dramatically. By the end of the sixt... .... Learn More
  10. Saints and Spectacle: Byzantine Mosaics in their Cultural Setting

    Saints and Spectacle: Byzantine Mosaics in their Cultural Setting [Hardback]

    Carolyn L. Connor (Author)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9780190457624
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Saints and Spectacle examines the origins and reception of the Middle Byzantine program of mosaic decoration. This complex and colorful system of images covers the walls and vaults of churches with figures and compositions seen against a dazzling ... .... Learn More

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