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Heroes of the icon

Author: Stéphane Bigham
Publisher: Torrance, CA. : Oakwood, ©1998.
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This work contains essays by Fr. Bingham and other iconologists on such aspects of icons as the iconographers of the early and Middle Ages, the events which shaped authentic iconography, and the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stéphane Bigham
ISBN: 1879038919 9781879038912
OCLC Number: 43694610
Description: 208 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1, The three dogmatic moments of the icon. The first dogmatic moment. The invisible God --
Two sorts of idols --
An idolatrous attitude --
The desire to see God. Apparitions of the angel of the Lord --
"Face-to-face" apparitions --
Apparitions of the divine energies --
Apparitions in human form --
The second dogmatic moment. Two canons of interpretation --
Toward the visibility of God --
The second commandment modified --
Two visions of the Book of revelation --
Seeing and hearing --
The third dogmatic moment. Theological and historical victories --
The historical situation --
The main lines of the definition --
2, Iconography : a lexicon --
A theological art --
An eschatological art --
An ecclesial art --
A canonical art --
A historical art --
A sacred art --
A mystical art --
An ascetic art --
A pedagogical art --
A popular art --
3, The heroes of the icon. The holy iconographers. Saint Lazarus of Constantinople --
Saint Alipy the Iconographer of Kiev --
Saint Gregory of Kiev --
Saint Peter of Kiev --
Saint Basil of Novgorod --
Saint Theodore of Rostov --
Saint Andrei Rublev --
Saint Gregory Tatevatsi --
Saint Dionysius of Gloushitsa --
Saint Dionysius of Olympus --
St. Macarius of Moscow --
Saint Adrian of Poshekonia --
Saint Cornelius of Pskov --
Saint Ananias the Iconographer --
Saint Pimen of Sophia --
Saint Anastasius of Nauplios --
Saint Iorest of Transylvania --
Saint Joseph of Constantinople --
Saint Savvas of Kalymnos --
The holy martyrs and confessors of the icon. The first period of iconoclasm --
The second period of iconoclasm --
The holy defenders and theologians of the icon. Saint Gregory II of Rome --
Saint John of Damascus --
Saint Tarasius of Constantinople --
Fathers of the 7th Ecumenical council --
Saint Nicephorus of Constantinople --
Saint Theodore the Studite --
Saint Theodora the Empress --
Masters of the icon. Theophanes the Greek --
Manuel Panselinos et al --
Daniel Chorny --
Dionysius of Moscow --
Theophanes of Crete --
Dionysius of Fourna --
Simon Ushakov --
Joseph Vladimirov --
Leonid Ouspensky --
Photios Kontoglou --
Gregory (George) Kroug --
Little known iconographers --
The annex : the lives of the saints in translation. Saint Lazarus of Constantinople --
Saint Alipy of Kiev --
The arrival of Greek iconographers in Kiev --
Saint Peter of Kiev (of Moscow and All Russia) --
A letter from Epiphanius the Wise to Cyril of Tver --
The life of the venerable Saint Andrei Rublev --
Saint Dionysius of Glushitsa --
Saint Cornelius of the Pskov Caves --
Saint Pimen of Zographou --
Saint Anastasius the New Martyr of Neapolis --
Two Russian documents about holy iconographers. An account of the iconographers --
The account of holy iconographers.
Responsibility: Steven Bigham.


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