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God and gold in late antiquity

Author: Dominic Janes
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A 1998 study of the textual and artistic meaning of the grandeur of early Christian churches.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dominic Janes
ISBN: 0521594030 9780521594035
OCLC Number: 36806756
Description: xii, 211 pages : illustrations (1 color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Roman splendour: the triumph of the Chritians --
The riches of scripture: literary symbolism: Latin exegesis, Treasures in heaven --
The art of persuasion: visual symbolism: Christian wall mosaics, The taste for brilliance --
The Christian display of wealth.
Responsibility: Dominic Janes.
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