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  1. 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
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    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
  2. 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
  3. Byzantine Art

    Byzantine Art [Paperback]

    Robin Cormack (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9780198778790
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford History of Art
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    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
  4. The Art of Death in Byzantium: Funerary Art and Architecture, 1204-1453

    The Art of Death in Byzantium: Funerary Art and Architecture, 1204-1453 [Hardback]

    Sarah T. Brooks (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9780754668152
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies
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    Imaging the Soul in Byzantine Art and Architecture 1204-1453 explores the rich and fascinating history of funerary art, building and commemorative practice during the Late Byzantine period. Despite the centrality of death and burial to Byzantine r... .... Learn More
  5. Justinianic Mosaics of Hagia Sophia and Their Aftermath

    Justinianic Mosaics of Hagia Sophia and Their Aftermath [Hardback]

    Natalia B. Teteriatnikov (Author)

    £71.95

    ISBN: 9780884024231
    Published by : Harvard University Press
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    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
  6. 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)

    Regular Price: £38.99

    Special Price: £33.00

    ISBN: 9780190465186
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    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
  7. A Companion to Byzantine Illustrated Manuscripts

    A Companion to Byzantine Illustrated Manuscripts [Hardback]

    Vasiliki Tsamakda (Editor)

    £226.00

    ISBN: 9789004343184
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Brill's Companions to the Byzantine World
    Volume: 2
    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
  8. Chosen Places: Constructing New Jerusalems in Slavia Orthodoxa

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

    Jelena Erdeljan (Author)

    £131.00

    ISBN: 9789004314719
    Published by : Brill
    Series: East Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages, 450-1450
    Volume: 45
    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
  9. 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
  10. Byzantine Art and Diplomacy in an Age of Decline

    Byzantine Art and Diplomacy in an Age of Decline [Paperback]

    Cecily J. Hilsdale (Author)

    £27.99

    ISBN: 9781316631980
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The Late Byzantine period (1261-1453) is marked by a paradoxical discrepancy between economic weakness and cultural strength. The apparent enigma can be resolved by recognizing that later Byzantine diplomatic strategies, despite or because of dimi... .... Learn More

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