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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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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. 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
  4. Faces of Charisma: Image, Text, Object in Byzantium and the Medieval West

    Faces of Charisma: Image, Text, Object in Byzantium and the Medieval West [Hardback]

    Brigitte Bedos-Rezak (Editor); Martha Dana Rust (Editor)

    £155.00

    ISBN: 9789004288690
    Published by : Brill
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    In Faces of Charisma: Image, Text, Object in Byzantium and the Medieval West, a multi-disciplinary group of scholars advances the theory that charisma may be a quality of art as well as of person. Beginning with the argument that Weberian charisma... .... 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. Tomb and Temple: Reimagining the Sacred Buildings of Jerusalem

    Tomb and Temple: Reimagining the Sacred Buildings of Jerusalem [Hardback]

    Robin Griffith-Jones (Editor); Eric Fernie (Editor)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781783272808
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Series: Boydell Studies in Medieval Art and Architecture
    Volume: v. 13
    Jerusalem - earthly and heavenly, past, present and future - has always informed the Christian imagination: it is the intersection of the divine and human worlds, of time and eternity. Since the fourth century, it has been the site of the round Ch... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. The Mosaics of Thessaloniki Revisited

    The Mosaics of Thessaloniki Revisited [Paperback]

    Antony Eastmond (Editor); Myrto Hatzaki (Editor)

    £32.00

    ISBN: 9786185209223
    Published by : Kapon Editions
    Thessaloniki contains the finest collection of surviving Byzantine mosaics in any one city. Made over the course of a millennium between the fourth and the fourteenth century, they show the dynamism and longevity of the medium throughout the life ... .... Learn More
  9. Patrons and Viewers in Late Antiquity

    Patrons and Viewers in Late Antiquity [Hardback]

    Stine Birk (Editor); Birte Poulsen (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9788779340114
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: (Aarhus Studies in Mediterranean Antiquity [ASMA]: 10)
    Antiquity was a multi-cultural and multi-religious world. Meetings and interactions between cultures in East and West, and the consequent widespread exchange of ideas had an enormous impact on cultural practices and the creation of identities. The... .... Learn More
  10. Making and Breaking the Gods

    Making and Breaking the Gods: Christian Responses to Pagan Sculpture in Late Antiquity [Hardback]

    Troels Myrup Kristensen (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9788771240894
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Drawing on both textual and archaeological sources, this book discusses how Christians in Late Antiquity negotiated the sculptural environment of cities and sanctuaries in a variety of ways, ranging from creative transformations to iconoclastic pe... .... Learn More

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