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African Zion : the sacred art of Ethiopia

Author: Marilyn Eiseman Heldman; S C Munro-Hay; Roderick Grierson
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a survey of the art of highland Christian Ethiopia with its icon paintings on wood, metal processional crosses, gold coins and illuminated manuscripts from the 4th to the 18th centurys. It  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Eiseman Heldman; S C Munro-Hay; Roderick Grierson
ISBN: 0300058195 9780300058192 0300059159 9780300059151
OCLC Number: 30809259
Notes: "In association with InterCultura, Fort Worth; the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore; the Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa."
"Published on the occasion of the exhibition 'African Zion: the sacred art of Ethiopia', the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland, 17 October 1993-9 January 1994 ... [and other places]"--Title page verso.
Description: 272 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Dreaming of Jerusalem / Roderick Grierson --
Ethiopia revealed : merchants, travelers, and scholars / Richard Pankhurst --
Church and state in Ethiopia : the early centuries / Taddesse Tamrat --
Church and state in Ethiopia : the sixteenth to the eighteenth century / Donald E. Crummey --
Ethiopic literature / Getatchew Haile --
Ethiopian manuscripts and paleography / Siegbert Uhlig --
Linear decoration in Ethiopian manuscripts / Carla Zanotti-Eman --
Maryam Seyon : Mary of Zion / Marilyn E. Heldman --
Aksumite coinage / Stuart C. Munro-Hay --
The heritage of late antiquity ; The Zagwe Dynasty : 1137-1270 ; The Early Solomonic Period : 1270-1527 ; The Late Solomonic Period : 1540-1769 / Marilyn E. Heldman.
Responsibility: catalogue by Marilyn Heldman with Stuart C. Munro-Hay ; essays by Donald E. Crummey [and others] ; edited by Roderick Grierson.

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