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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. Donor Portraits in Byzantine Art: The Vicissitudes of Contact between Human and Divine

    Donor Portraits in Byzantine Art: The Vicissitudes of Contact between Human and Divine [Hardback]

    Rico Franses (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108418591
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book explores the range of images in Byzantine art known as donor portraits. It concentrates on the distinctive, supplicatory contact shown between ordinary, mortal figures and their holy, supernatural interlocutors. The topic is approached f... .... Learn More
  3. Hagia Sophia: Sound, Space, and Spirit in Byzantium

    Hagia Sophia: Sound, Space, and Spirit in Byzantium [Paperback]

    Bissera V. Pentcheva (Author)

    £27.95

    ISBN: 9780271077260
    Published by : Penn State University Press
    Experiencing the resonant acoustics of the church of Hagia Sophia allowed the Byzantine participants in its liturgical rituals to be filled with the Spirit of God, and even to become his image on earth. Bissera Pentcheva's vibrant analysis examine... .... Learn More
  4. St Paul's outside the Walls: A Roman Basilica, from Antiquity to the Modern Era

    St Paul's outside the Walls: A Roman Basilica, from Antiquity to the Modern Era [Hardback]

    Nicola Camerlenghi (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781108429511
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This volume examines one of Rome's most influential churches: the principal basilica dedicated to St Paul. Nicola Camerlenghi traces nearly two thousand years of physical transformations to the church, from before its construction in the fourth ce... .... Learn More
  5. The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art

    The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art [Hardback]

    Robin Margaret Jensen (Other)

    £175.00

    ISBN: 9781138857223
    Published by : Routledge
    The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art surveys a broad spectrum of Christian art produced from the late second through the sixth centuries. The first part of the book opens with a general survey of the subject and then presents fifteen essa... .... Learn More
  6. Byzantine Art

    Byzantine Art [Paperback]

    Robin Cormack (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9780198778790
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford History of Art
    The opulence of Byzantine art, with its extravagant use of gold and silver, is well known. Highly skilled artists created powerful representations reflecting and promoting this society and its values in icons, illuminated manuscripts, and mosaics ... .... Learn More
  7. Justinianic Mosaics of Hagia Sophia and Their Aftermath

    Justinianic Mosaics of Hagia Sophia and Their Aftermath [Hardback]

    Natalia B. Teteriatnikov (Author)

    £72.95

    ISBN: 9780884024231
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    The architectural jewel of Constantinople is the church of Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom), constructed 532–537 CE. Although the edifice built by Justinian remains almost intact, only some of its original mosaics survive. In the first comprehensive stu... .... Learn More
  8. Epigram, Art and Devotion in Later Byzantium

    Epigram, Art and Devotion in Later Byzantium [Hardback]

    Ivan Drpic (Author)

    £113.00

    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. Nectar and Illusion

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

    Henry Maguire (Author)

    Regular Price: £29.49

    Special Price: £9.95

    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 churc... .... Learn More
  10. 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)

    £105.00

    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

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