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Byzantine Art and Architecture
An Introduction

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  • Author: Lyn Rodley, Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies, London
  • Date Published: July 1996
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521357241

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  • This book provides a standard introduction to Byzantine art and architecture for the university student and for anyone seriously interested in the subject. It covers the whole Byzantine period from the fourth to the fourteenth century in a systematic manner, by period, dealing with material culture under main section headings (such as architecture, sculpture, monumental art, minor arts and manuscripts) for ease of reference. The text is illustrated by well over 300 maps, plans and halftones.

    • A comprehensive single-volume coverage of the whole of Byzantine art and architecture
    • Covers all kinds of 'material culture' such as sculpture, metalwork, manuscripts, paintings, icons, church and secular buildings etc.
    • Very generously illustrated by well over 300 half-tones, plans and maps which are set throughout in the text
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    'This is a most comprehensive and exemplary book … Dr Rodley must be congratulated upon producing such an authoritative survey of a complex period, and in presenting it in terms which both the specialist and non-specialist will readily comprehend.' The Greek Gazette

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    • Date Published: July 1996
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521357241
    • length: 396 pages
    • dimensions: 293 x 209 x 25 mm
    • weight: 0.95kg
    • contains: 302 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Acknowledgements
    List of abbreviations
    Introduction
    1. The early Christian period
    2. The sixth century
    3. The dark age and Iconoclasm
    4. The Macedonian dynasty
    5. The Comnene dynasty
    6. The Latin occupation of Constantinople
    7. The Palaiologan period
    8. Approaches to the study of Byzantine art and architecture
    Appendices
    Glossary
    Select Bibliography
    Sources of plans
    Sources of photographs
    Index.

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    Lyn Rodley, Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies, London

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