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Holy image, hallowed ground : icons from Sinai

Author: Robert S Nelson; Kristen M Collins; J. Paul Getty Museum.
Publisher: Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, ©2006.
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"Isolated in the remote Egyptian desert, at the base of Mount Sinai, sits the oldest continuously inhabited monastery in the Christian world. The Holy Monastery of Saint Catherine at Sinai holds the most important collection of Byzantine icons remaining today. This catalogue, published in conjuction with the exhibition Holy Image, Hallowed Ground: Icons from Sinai, on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum from November  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Holy image, hallowed ground.
Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, ©2006
(OCoLC)607895747
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert S Nelson; Kristen M Collins; J. Paul Getty Museum.
ISBN: 0892368551 9780892368556 089236856X 9780892368563
OCLC Number: 69028123
Notes: Issued in conjunction with an exhibition held at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Nov. 14, 2006-Mar. 4, 2007.
Description: xv, 304 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Where God walked and monks pray / Robert S. Nelson --
Early icons of the Holy Monastery of Saint Catherine at Sinai / Thomas F. Mathews --
The Sinai Codex Theodosianus : manuscript as icon / Justin Sinaites --
Christian pilgrimage to Sinai until the late fifteenth century / David Jacoby --
Visual piety and institutional identity at Sinai / Kristen M. Collins --
Holy image : catalogue numbers 1-19 --
Holy space : catalogue numbers 20-41 --
Holy site : catalogue numbers 42-61.
Other Titles: Icons from Sinai
Responsibility: edited by Robert S. Nelson and Kristen M. Collins.
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