Heaven ​on Earth 0 csillagozás

Art and the Church in Byzantium
Linda Safran: Heaven on Earth

This ​easily accessible volume, which grew out of a series of lectures presented at the Smithsonian Institution in 1991, aims to provide a coherent introduction to Byzantine culture with a focus on the interconnected realms of art and religion. The eight participants have revised their lectures into chapters on Byzantine history, theology, icons and icon theory, church architecture, monumental painting, silver church furnishings, illustrated liturgical books, and pilgrimage. In addition to presenting current research on this range of topics, the chapters each contribute original scholarship from authors who are recognized experts in their respective fields. The Introduction, by Linda Safran, deals with views and definitions of Byzantium over the course of its long history and considers why that civilization deserves our attention today. It underscores the essential unifying role of the Orthodox religion in a vast and fluid empire and clarifies how the experiential aspects of that… (tovább)

>!
280 oldal · ISBN: 0271016701

Hasonló könyvek címkék alapján

Cyril Mango (szerk.): The Oxford History of Byzantium
Robin Cormack – Maria Vassiliki: Byzantium, 330-1453
Tom Harper: The Mosaic of Shadows
Guy Gavriel Kay: Sailing to Sarantium
Guy Gavriel Kay: Lord of Emperors
Lars Brownworth: Lost to the West
Umberto Eco: Baudolino (angol)
Cyril Mango: The Art of the Byzantine Empire, 312-1453
Stéphane Yerasimos: Constantinople
Lyn Rodley: Byzantine Art and Architecture