Imagery and ideology in Byzantine art
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Published by Variorum, Ashgate Pub. Co. in Hampshire, Great Britain, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Byzantine Empire.

Subjects:

  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Byzantine.,
  • Psalters -- Byzantine Empire.,
  • Art, Byzantine -- Themes, motives.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAnthony Cutler.
SeriesCollected studies ;, CS358
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND3357.A1 C87 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1556927M
LC Control Number91037590

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