Glory of Byzantium

Glory of Byzantium

by Helen C. Evans
     
 

A Metropolitan Museum of Art Publication Now available in paperback, this splendid book is dedicated to the art of the middle Byzantine period (843-1261), demonstrating its wide influence through a celebration of its most beautiful and meaningful works of art. The magnificent religious and secular objects created in Byzantium had a profound impact on neighboring…  See more details below

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A Metropolitan Museum of Art Publication Now available in paperback, this splendid book is dedicated to the art of the middle Byzantine period (843-1261), demonstrating its wide influence through a celebration of its most beautiful and meaningful works of art. The magnificent religious and secular objects created in Byzantium had a profound impact on neighboring Christian and Islamic states and on the Latin West. In this volume more than 50 contributing scholars explore not only the works of Byzantium proper but also those from beyond its borders, providing new insights into the cultures of Eastern Europe. The essays are accompanied by stunning full-color reproductions of more than 400 objects as well as photographs of architectural sites and comparative illustrations. 667 illustrations, 542 in full color, map, 9 x 12"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810965393
Publisher:
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Publication date:
03/01/2000
Series:
Metropolitan Museum of Art Publications
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
9.13(w) x 11.97(h) x 1.75(d)

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