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Byzantium : faith and power (1261-1557)

Author: Helen C Evans; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Featuring work from the last golden age of the Byzantine Empire, this volume charts the exceptional secular & religious creations of the late 13th through mid 16th centuries. Works that had a profound influence on Eastern Christian, Islamic & Renaissance cultures. A sequel to the landmark catalogue the Glory of Byzantium, this spectacular book-the first to focus exclusively on the last golden age of the Byzantine  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibition catalogues
Exhibitions
Expositions
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen C Evans; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 1588391132 9781588391131 1588391140 9781588391148 030010278X 9780300102789
OCLC Number: 54082338
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Mar. 23-July 4, 2004.
Description: xxii, 658 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: Byzantium : faith and power (1261-1557) / Helen C. Evans --
Revival and decline : voices from the Byzantine capital / Alice-Mary Talbot --
Religious settings of the Late Byzantine sphere / Slobodan Ćurčić --
Sculpture and the Late Byzantine tomb / Sarah Brooks --
Liturgical implements / Anna Ballian --
Images : expressions of faith and power / Annemarie Weyl Carr --
Images of personal devotion : miniature mosaic and steatite icons / Arne Effenberger --
Precious-metal icon revetments / Jannic Durand --
Manuscript illumination in Byzantium, 1261-1557 / John Lowden --
Liturgical textiles / Warren Woodfin --
Icon as a ladder of divine ascent in form and color / His Eminence Archbishop Damianos of Sinai, Pharan, and Raitho, Abbot of the holy Greek Orthodox Monastery of Saint Catherine, Sinai, Egypt --
Byzantium and the Islamic world, 1261-1557 / Scott Redford --
Arts of Christian communities in the Medieval Middle East / Thelma K. Thomas --
Italy, the Mendicant orders, and the Byzantine sphere / Anne Derbes and Amy Neff --
Venice and the Byzantine sphere / Maria Georgopoulou --
Byzantium and the rebirth of art and learning in Italy and France / Robert S. Nelson --
"À la façon grèce" : the encounter of northern Renaissance artists with Byzantine icons / Maryan W. Ainsworth.
Responsibility: edited by Helen C. Evans.
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