Treasures of Faith: Sacred Relics and Artifacts from the Armenian Orthodox Churches of Istanbul

Treasures of Faith: Sacred Relics and Artifacts from the Armenian Orthodox Churches of Istanbul

by Ronald Marchese, Marlene Breu

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Overview

Through the centuries, Armenian artisans and artists have bequeathed Istanbul with a treasure of crafted articles. Scholars Marchese and Breu have spent more than a decade working closely with the Armenian Patriarchate of Istanbul to inventory, photograph, analyze, and describe the artifacts held in the storerooms of Istanbul Armenian churches. Accompanied by 220 colored plates and discussion of history and artistic forms, this book is a detailed description of this valuable and rare collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9786054924066
Publisher: Citlembik Publications
Publication date: 12/07/2015
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 12.89(h) x 1.25(d)

About the Author

Ronald T Marchese, Emeritus Professor of Ancient History and Archaeology of University of Minnesota at Duluth, author of several books and countless scholarly articles, and recognized with many awards for his work and excavations.

Marlene R Breu is Professor Emerita from Western Michigan University. A Fulbright Hays Senior Lecturer in Izmir, Turkey Breu has conducted field research that has led to numerous publication. She is co-author with Ronald Marchese of Splendor and Pageantry; Archbishop Aram Ateshian is representative of the Armenian Patriarchate of Istanbul in the preparation and publication of this work. Currently, the General Vicar of the Patriarchate, he was also instrumental in the preparation and publication of Splendor and Pageantry.

•ISBNs and titles of author's previous books: Splendor and Pageantry: Textile Treasures from the Armenian Orthodox Churches of Istanbul; 978-9944-424-78-3;

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