The Warrior Saints in Byzantine Art and Tradition

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Ashgate, 2003 - Art - 317 pages
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He establishes a repertory, particularly of their commemorations in synaxaries and their representations in art, and describes their iconographical types and the functions ascribed to them once enrolled in the celestial army: support for the terrestrial army in its offensive campaigns, and a new protective role when the Byzantine Empire passed to the defensive.

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