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The Cult of the Mother of God in Byzantium : Texts and Images

Author: Leslie Brubaker; Mary Cunningham
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England : ASHGATE, [2011]
Series: Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman studies.
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Discussing the cult of the Theotokos (Virgin Mary) in Byzantium, this title focuses on textual and historical aspects of the subject. It re-examines the relationship between icons, relics and the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Named Person: Mary, Blessed Virgin Saint; Mary, Blessed Virgin Saint
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Brubaker; Mary Cunningham
ISBN: 9780754662662 0754662667
OCLC Number: 683247711
Description: xxii, 306 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: The Mother of God in Byzantium : relics, icons, texts / Averil Cameron --
The initial tradition of the Theotokos at the Kathisma : earliest celebrations and the calendar / Rina Avner --
Mary at the threshold : the Mother of God as guardian in seventh-century Palestinian miracle accounts / Derek Krueger --
Body, clothing, metaphor : the Virgin in early Byzantine art / Henry Maguire --
A mother's passion : Mary at the crucifixion and resurrection in the earliest Life of the Virgin and its influence on George of Nikomedeia's Passion homilies / Stephen J. Shoemaker --
Portrayals of Mary in Greek homiletic literature (6th-7th centuries) / Pauline Allen --
Wisdom imagery and the Mother of God / Margaret Barker --
Epithets of the Theotokos in the Akathistos hymn / Leena Mari Peltomaa --
Melkite Syriac hymns to the Mother of God (9th-11th centuries) : manuscripts, language and imagery / Natalia Smelova --
Depicting the salvation : typological images of Mary in the Kokkinobaphos manuscripts / Kallirroe Linardou --
John of Damascus on the Mother of God as a link between humanity and God / Andrew Louth --
The use of the Protevangelion of James in eighth-century homilies on the Mother of God / Mary B. Cunningham --
Emotion and the senses in Marian homilies of the Middle Byzantine period / Niki Tsironis --
Apocalyptic Panagia : some byways of Marian revelation in Byzantium / Jane Baun --
Making the most of Mary : the cult of the Virgin in the Chalkoprateia from late antiquity to the tenth century / Dirk Krausmüller --
The service of the Virgin's lament revisited / Nancy P. Ševčenko --
Miraculous icons : medium, imagination, and presence / Bissera V. Pentcheva --
Not the Theotokos again? / Margaret Mullett.
Series Title: Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman studies.
Responsibility: edited by Leslie Brubaker and Mary B. Cunningham.

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