Originality in Byzantine Literature, Art and Music

Originality in Byzantine Literature, Art and Music

by A. R. Littlewood
     
 

The emperor Julian once claimed that of all things innovation was what he most abhored; the fifteen papers collected in this volume attempt to reveal various strands of innovation in Byzantine arts. Contributors include: A Kazhdan (Innovation in Byzantium); R Browning (Tradition and originality in literary criticism and scholarship); G Kustas (Rhetoric and the… See more details below

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The emperor Julian once claimed that of all things innovation was what he most abhored; the fifteen papers collected in this volume attempt to reveal various strands of innovation in Byzantine arts. Contributors include: A Kazhdan (Innovation in Byzantium); R Browning (Tradition and originality in literary criticism and scholarship); G Kustas (Rhetoric and the Holy Spirit); M Mullett (Originality in the Byzantine letter); S Runciman (Historiography); M Cunningham (Innovation or mimesis in Byzantine sermons); R Beaton (Epic and romance in the 12th century); E Fisher (The Greek version of Ovid's Amatory Poems); H Maguire (Originality in Byzantine art criticism); A W Carr (Originality and the icon); T Gouma-Peterson (Originality in Byzantine religious paitings); L Brubaker (Originality in Byzantine manuscript illsutration); R Ousterhout (Beyond Hagia Sophia); M Velimirovic (Originality and innovation in Byzantine music); A Cutler (Originality as a cultural phenomenon).

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780946897872
Publisher:
Oxbow Books
Publication date:
12/01/1995
Series:
Oxbow Monographs Series
Pages:
228

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