Saints and Spectacle: Byzantine Mosaics in their Cultural Setting

Saints and Spectacle: Byzantine Mosaics in their Cultural Setting

by Carolyn L. Connor


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ISBN-13: 9780190457624
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/10/2016
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Carolyn Connor is Professor Emerita of Classics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Her teaching and scholarship in Byzantine Studies integrate art and architecture, literary texts, religious beliefs, and the historical record. She is the author of four books.

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Chapter One Byzantine Mosaics: Appearance and Character

Chapter Two The Lost Mosaics of Constantinople and the Middle Byzantine Program of Church Decoration

Chapter Three Urban Culture of the Ninth and Tenth Centuries

Chapter Four Feasting the Saints: The Sanctoral Topography of Constantinople

Chapter Five Mosaics as a Ritual Art: Byzantine Mosaics at Work




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