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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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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. 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
  3. The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology

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

    Paul Corby Finney (Editor)

    £353.99

    ISBN: 9780802838117
    Published by : William B. Eerdmans
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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 wor... .... Learn More
  4. 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... .... Learn More
  5. 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)

    £69.95

    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... .... Learn More
  6. Nectar and Illusion: Nature in Byzantine Art and Literature

    Nectar and Illusion: Nature in Byzantine Art and Literature [Paperback]

    Henry Maguire (Author)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9780190497101
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Nature and Illusion is the first extended treatment of the portrayal of nature in Byzantine art and literature. In this richly illustrated study, Henry Maguire shows how the Byzantines embraced terrestrial creation in the decoration of their ... .... Learn More
  7. 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 dazz... .... Learn More
  8. Spolia in Fortifications and the Role of the Common Builder in Late Antiquity

    Spolia in Fortifications and the Role of the Common Builder in Late Antiquity [Hardback]

    Jon Frey (Author)

    £93.00

    ISBN: 9789004288003
    Published by : Brill
    Through intensive surveys of three fortifications in late Roman Greece, Frey reveals the untapped potential of spolia in demonstrating the critical role played by non-elites in bringing about the architectural and social changes t... .... Learn More
  9. The Last Statues of Antiquity

    The Last Statues of Antiquity [Hardback]

    R. R. R. Smith (Editor); Bryan Ward-Perkins (Editor)

    £100.00

    ISBN: 9780198753322
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Spanning centuries and the vastness of the Roman Empire, The Last Statues of Antiquity is the first comprehensive survey of Roman honorific statues in the public realm in Late Antiquity. Drawn from a major research project and corresponding o... .... Learn More
  10. Art of Empire: The Roman Frescoes and Imperial Cult Chamber in Luxor Temple

    Art of Empire: The Roman Frescoes and Imperial Cult Chamber in Luxor Temple [Hardback]

    Michael Jones (Editor); Susanna McFadden (Editor)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780300169126
    Published by : Yale University Press
    The Luxor Temple of Amun-Re, built to commemorate the divine power of the pharaohs, is one of the iconic monuments of New Kingdom Egypt. In the 4th century C.E., the Roman Imperial government, capitalizing on the site's earlier significance, ... .... Learn More

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