WorldCat Identities

Byron, Robert 1905-1941

Overview
Works: 77 works in 326 publications in 6 languages and 5,893 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Guidebooks  Exhibition, pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs 
Classifications: DF531, 914.961
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Most widely held works by Robert Byron
The Byzantine achievement : an historical perspective, A.D. 330-1453 by Robert Byron ( Book )
26 editions published between 1929 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The birth of Western painting; a history of colour, form, and iconography, illustrated from the paintings of Mistra and Mount Athos, of Giotto and Duccio, and El Greco by Robert Byron ( Book )
30 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The book is based , not only on extensive research but on personal observation of nearly all the works mentioned in Constantinople, Greece, Crete, Italy and Spain. It is an important and exciting addition to the history of European art and establishes, scientifically theories which only existed in conjecture before its publication. The book includes 94 black and white plates
The station, Athos: treasures and men by Robert Byron ( Book )
24 editions published between 1928 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The road to Oxiana by Robert Byron ( Book )
41 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First Russia, then Tibet by Robert Byron ( Book )
21 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Over the course of several months during 1931 and 1932, Robert Byron journeyed to three countries teetering on the brink of change. In Russia, which was stricken by famine, Lenin had just died, Stalin's dictatorship was in its infancy and the Great Terror was yet to begin. Having taken the first commercial flight to India, which took a week, Byron was thrown into the tumultuous last years of the British Raj. Gandhi was imprisoned while rioting and clashes between Hindus and Muslims had become commonplace. Finally Byron entered Tibet, the forbidden country. Exploring the Land of Snows, he saw T
Wassmuss : "the German Lawrence" by Christopher Sykes ( Book )
2 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An essay on India by Robert Byron ( Book )
14 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First published in 1931, Robert Byron's Essay on India evaluates the state of colonial rule in India and analyses the contemporary problems facing the country.Based upon Byron's travelling experiences within India in 1929 as a correspondent for the Daily Express, the work explores political factors more fully than in Byron's earlier writings, evaluating the successes and failures of British colonialism in the region
Europe in the looking-glass by Robert Byron ( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A travel writing classic ready to be rediscovered, Europe in the Looking Glass describes, with a mixture of laugh-out-loud humour and perceptive commentary on art and architecture, how three rich young Englishmen cross pre-World-War-Two Europe in an old car. Best known as the author of The Road to Oxiana, published in 1937, Robert Byron developed his considerable writing skills on a travel book which has not been in print since 1926. Europe in the Looking Glass describes a journey Byron made with three friends, driving across Europe between two world wars, and mixes political
The appreciation of architecture by Robert Byron ( Book )
5 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Route d'Oxiane by Robert Byron ( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Gentleman doublé d'un érudit et d'un esthète, R. Byron disparut en mer en 1941, quand fut torpillé son bateau au nord de l'Ecosse. Au cours de sa brève vie, il s'était aventuré dans des contrées aussi lointaines que la Chine et le Tibet, et avait parcouru la plupart des pays géographiquement plus proches du sien", écrit B. Chatwin. Un récit sur la région d'Oxiane, unique dans son genre
Qian jin a mu he zhi xiang = hui jiao jing dian jian zhu su yuan ji xing by Bai lun ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in Chinese and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Europe in the looking-glass ; reflections of a motor drive from Grimsby to Athens by Robert Byron ( Book )
2 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Weg nach Oxiana by Robert Byron ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De weg naar Oxiana by Robert Byron ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in Dutch and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verslag van een reis door Perzië en Afghanistan in 1933/1934
De la Russie au Tibet : voyage by Robert Byron ( Book )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shell guide to Wiltshire, a series of views of castles, seats of the nobility, mines, pictureque scenery, towns, public buildings, churches, antiquities, &c by Robert Byron ( Book )
4 editions published between 1935 and 1939 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Imperial pilgrimage by Robert Byron ( Book )
5 editions published in 1937 in English and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New Delhi by Robert Byron ( Book )
5 editions published between 1931 and 2007 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The station travels to the holy mountain of Greece by Robert Byron ( )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mount Athos, the spiritual heart of Eastern Orthodox Monasticism, is perhaps the most sacred and mysterious place in Greece: an autonomous state, where no woman can set foot, which has its own calendar and its own time. This ruggedly beautiful peninsula in Macedonia boasts a history that stretches back to Herodotus and has been a sanctuary from the earliest days of Christianity, through the Byzantine and Ottoman eras, two world wars and up to the present day. In 1927, at the age of 22, Robert Byron journeyed to Athos with his friends and embarked on an adventure whose influence would remain wi
The Birth of Western Painting (Routledge Revivals) A History of Colour, Form and Iconography by Robert Byron ( )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First published in 1930, this book deals with Byzantine art, not as an isolated province, but as one intimately connected with the subsequent history of European painting. After a summary of the whole question in its relation to modern art, the second chapter opens with a novel analysis of the iconoclast controversy, and shows how it was only by this movement that Hellenistic naturalism was finally vanquished and the seed of interpretational art planted in Europe in its stead. The third chapter reveals how this seed was nourished by the Constantinopolitan Renascence, and how that event, com
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Waughburton, Richard

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Languages
English (229)
French (15)
Italian (5)
Chinese (4)
German (3)
Dutch (1)
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