Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 64

Overview

This issue includes “Apostolic Geography: The Origins and Continuity of a Hagiographic Habit” (Scott Fitzgerald Johnson); “John Lydus and His Contemporaries on Identities and Cultures of Sixth-Century Byzantium” (Sviatoslav Dmitriev); “Grotesque Bodies in Hagiographical Tales: The Monstrous and the Uncanny in Byzantine Collections of Miracle Stories” (Stavroula Constantinou); “Byzantine Political Culture and Compilation Literature in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries” (Catherine Holmes); “Byzantine Mirrors: ...
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Overview

This issue includes “Apostolic Geography: The Origins and Continuity of a Hagiographic Habit” (Scott Fitzgerald Johnson); “John Lydus and His Contemporaries on Identities and Cultures of Sixth-Century Byzantium” (Sviatoslav Dmitriev); “Grotesque Bodies in Hagiographical Tales: The Monstrous and the Uncanny in Byzantine Collections of Miracle Stories” (Stavroula Constantinou); “Byzantine Political Culture and Compilation Literature in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries” (Catherine Holmes); “Byzantine Mirrors: Self-Reflection in Medieval Greek Writing” (Stratis Papaioannou); “Transformative Narratives and Shifting Identities in the Narthex of the Boiana Church” (Rossitza B. Schroeder); “Tracing Monastic Economic Interests and Their Impact on the Rural Landscape of Late Byzantine Lemnos” (Fotini Kondyli); “The Imperial Image at the End of Exile: The Byzantine Embroidered Silk in Genoa and the Treaty of Nymphaion (1261)” (Cecily J. Hilsdale); “A Byzantine Text on the Technique of Icon Painting” (George R. Parpulov, Irina V. Dolgikh, and Peter Cowe); “New Archaeology at Ancient Scetis: Surveys and Initial Excavations at the Monastery of St. John the Little in Wadi Al-Natun” (Darlene L. Brooks Hedstrom with Stephen J. Davis, Tomasz Herbich, Salima Ikram, Dawn McCormack, Marie-Dominique Nenna, and Gillian Pyke).
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780884023821
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Publication date: 5/7/2012
  • Series: Dumbarton Oaks Papers , #64
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Margaret Mullett is Director of the Byzantine Studies Program at the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection.

Alice-Mary Talbot is Director of Byzantine Studies, Emerita, at the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection.

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