Icons and Power: The Mother of God in Byzantium

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Penn State Press, Nov 1, 2010 - Art
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Contents

Origins of the Civic Cult
11
The Avar Siege Memory and Change
37
In the Context of War
61
The Hodegetria Icon and Its Tuesday Procession
109
The Blachernai Responds The Icon of the Usual Miracle
145
Synthesis Imperial Memorial Rites at the Pantokrator
165
Conclusion
189
Notes
193
Bibliography
249
Index
287
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