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  1. Saving the Holy Sepulchre

    Saving the Holy Sepulchre: How Rival Christians Came Together to Rescue Their Holiest Shrine [Paperback]

    Raymond Cohen (Author)

    Regular Price: £26.99

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780195189667
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is the mother of all the churches, erected on the spot where Jesus Christ was crucified and rose from the dead and where every Christian was born. In 1927, Jerusalem was struck by a powerful earthquake, and for dec... .... Learn More
  2. Solomon's Temple

    Solomon's Temple: Myth and History [Hardback]

    William J. Hamblin (Author)

    Regular Price: £19.95

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9780500251331
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
    This book looks principally not at the Temple as a building or archaeological site, although such details as we have of the physical makeup of the first and second temples are thoroughly examined, but rather at the Temple as an id... .... Learn More
  3. Christian Art

    Christian Art [Hardback]

    Rowena Loverance (Author)

    Regular Price: £20.00

    Special Price: £6.95

    ISBN: 9780714150536
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Drawing on the vast collections of the British Museum, Rowena Loverance considers Christian art as a global phenomenon, asking how art is adapted to Christian concerns, how it fulfills religious functions, and examines the full range of symboli... .... Learn More
  4. Ritual and Art

    Ritual and Art: Byzantine Essays for Christopher Walter [Hardback]

    P. Armstrong (Author)


    ISBN: 9781899828623
    Published by : Pindar Press
    A Festschrift for Christopher Walter featuring studies on ritual and art in the Byzantine church. Subjects include: the Creation of the Marginal Psalter; Early Byzantine enamel in France; Byzantine Imperial Communion Ritual; the miniatures of a... .... Learn More
  5. The Church of the Archangel Michael at Kavalariana

    The Church of the Archangel Michael at Kavalariana: Art and Society on Fourteenth-Century Venetian-Dominated Crete [Hardback]

    Angeliki Lymberopoulou (Author)


    ISBN: 9781904597315
    Published by : Pindar Press
    Dr. Angeliki Lymberopoulou lectures on Byzantine Studies at the Open University, and is an expert on the art and society of Venetian-dominated Crete (12111669). During this period, Crete was perhaps the most important Venetian stronghold in the Me... .... Learn More
  6. Making a Landscape Sacred

    Making a Landscape Sacred: Outlying Churches and Icon Stands in Sphakia, Southwestern Crete [Paperback]

    Lucia Nixon (Author)


    ISBN: 9781842172063
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This book examines the landscape in southwestern Crete from AD 1000-2000, using a phenomenological approach. Specifically, the positioning of outlying churches (exokklisia) and icon stands (eikonostasia) around Sphakia is looked at, in terms of... .... Learn More
  7. Archaeology in Architecture

    Archaeology in Architecture [Hardback]

    Judson J. Emerick (Editor); Deborah Mauskopf Deliyannis (Editor)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9783805334921
    Published by : Philipp von Zabern
    Essays on the archaeology and architecture of Late Antiquity, Byzantium and early medieval Europe. Topics include art and ceremony, urban religious topography, Byzantine and Ottoman domestic architecture in town and country, architectual proportio... .... Learn More
  8. Studies in Late Antique, Byzantine and Medieval Western Art, Volume 2

    Studies in Late Antique, Byzantine and Medieval Western Art, Volume 2: Studies in Medieval Western Art and the Art of Norman Sicily [Hardback]

    Ernst Kitzinger (Author)


    ISBN: 9781899828449
    Published by : Pindar Press
    This, the second of two volumes containing all of Professor Kitzinger's essays on late antique and medieval art, painting and mosaics, is accompanied by a new preface and a comprehensive index. Divided into three sections, Anglo-Saxon, the Medi... .... Learn More
  9. Through a Glass Brightly

    Through a Glass Brightly: Studies in Byzantine and Medieval Art and Archaeology Presented to David Buckton [Hardback]

    Chris Entwistle (Author)


    ISBN: 9781842170908
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The twenty-five papers in this volume cover diverse aspects of the material culture of the late Roman, Byzantine and Medieval periods, with particular emphasis on the metalwork and enamel of these times. Individual papers include major reinterp... .... Learn More
  10. The Key to the Brescia Casket

    The Key to the Brescia Casket: Typology and the Early Christian Imagination [Paperback]

    Catherine Brown Tkacz (Author)

    Regular Price: £68.99

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9780268012311
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    Series: Collection Des Etudes Augustiniennes
    Volume: 14
    This rigorously interdisciplinary study solves the centuries-long puzzle of the iconographic program of the Brescia Casket and demonstrates the importance of typology in Early Christian art. The elusive rationale for the Brescia Casket, an ivory... .... Learn More

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