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Vision and meaning in ninth-century Byzantium : images of Exegesis in the Homilies of Gregory of Nazianzus

Author: Leslie Brubaker
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Series: Cambridge studies in palaeography and codicology.
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Vision and Meaning in Ninth-Century Byzantium deals with how such visual communication worked and examines the types of messages that pictures could convey in the aftermath of Iconoclasm.

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Named Person: Gregorij Nazianški
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Brubaker
ISBN: 0521621534 9780521621533
OCLC Number: 441417199
Description: XXIII, 489 str. : ilustr. ; 26 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Sitting the miniatures: imagery in the ninth century; 2. The miniatures: internal evidence; 3. The biographical miniatures: toward image as exegesis; 4. Basil I and visual panegyric; 5. The patriarch Photios and visual exegesis; 6. Mission, martyrdom and visual polemic; 7. Perceptions of divinity; 8. Iconography; 9. Conclusions; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in palaeography and codicology.
Responsibility: Leslie Brubaker.

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"...this first-rate study has far-reaching implications for anyone interested in religious language of images." Georgia Frank, Religious Studies Review "Brubaker (Univ. of Birmingham, UK) has Read more...

 
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