Revealing Christian Heritage: The rediscovery of Christian archaeology between 1860 and 1930. Volume I [Paperback]

Chiara Cecalupo (Editor)

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ISBN: 9789464261578 | Published by: Sidestone Press | Year of Publication: 2023 | Language: English 110p, H253 x W172 (mm) 5fc / 15bw



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Revealing Christian Heritage

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This volume collects different case studies of rediscovery of Christian antiquities between 1860-1930 in Europe and the Mediterranean basin, in order to stimulate reflections about the impact of these rediscoveries on our culture in a period of great political transition.

By turning the light on lesser-known stories on a wider European and Mediterranean horizon (Greece, Holy Land, Eritrea, Malta, Norway), this book gives a strong contribution to the history of Christian archaeology. All articles deal with many topics of the field (museology, cultural heritage protection law, history of religious orders, field archaeology, military explorations), and therefore offer a strong interdisciplinary cut.

This book is first product of the international online workshop series “Revealing Christian Heritage. Talks on the rediscovery of Christian archaeology between 1860-1930”.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Mirella Romero Recio
 
A Brief History of Christian Archaeology between 1860 and 1930
Chiara Cecalupo
 
Byzantine Artefacts versus Classical Antiquities: Questioning the early Heritage Protection in Greece
Chiara Mannoni
 
Christian excavations in the Holy Land. The first explorations and the establishment of Archaeological Schools
Davide Bianchi
 
On Behalf of Her Majesty. Unveiling the Early Christian Heritage of the Aksumite Kingdom (Horn of Africa) in the 19th -20th Centuries
Marco Ciliberti, Gabriele Castiglia
 
Maltese Catacomb Study in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century: A Historiographical Analysis
Rebecca Xerri
 
Medieval Church Art and Nation Building in Norway during the Nineteenth Century
Justin Kroesen
 
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