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African Zion : the sacred art of Ethiopia

Author: Marilyn Eiseman HeldmanS C Munro-HayRoderick GriersonWalters Art Gallery (Baltimore, Md.)Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.; et al; All authors
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, ©1993.
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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
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Eiseman Heldman; S C Munro-Hay; Roderick Grierson; Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore, Md.); Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.; Menil Collection (Houston, Tex.); Museum of African-American Life and Culture (Dallas, Tex.); et al
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."
This catalogue published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same name: The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland, 17 October 1993-9 January 1994; The Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, New York, 1 February-29 March 1994; The Menil Collection, Houston, Texas, 21 April-19 June 1994; Museum of African American Life and Culture, Dallas, Texas, 28 September-30 November 1994.
Description: 272 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 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 ... [et al.] ; edited by Roderick Grierson.

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