Approaches to Byzantine Architecture and Its Decoration: Studies in Honor of Slobodan Ćurčić

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Mark Joseph Johnson, Robert G. Ousterhout, Amy Papalexandrou
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2012 - Architecture - 309 pages
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The 14 essays in this collection demonstrate a wide variety of approaches to the study of Byzantine architecture and its decoration, a reflection of both newer trends and traditional scholarship in the field.
 

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Contents

A Tribute to Slobodan Curcic Scholar and Friend
3
A Cypriot Town and its Sacred
27
The Syntax of Spolia in Byzantine Thessaloniki
47
Texts and Topoi
67
Armenia and the Borders of Medieval Art
83
Change in Byzantine Architecture
99
Prolegomena for a Study of Royal Entrances in Byzantine
121
A Feature of Byzantine Architecture?
143
Examples from Northern Greece
187
Imperial and Aristocratic Funerary Panel Portraits in the Middle
203
Paul A Underwood The Kariye Djami
205
Man or Metaphor? Manuel Panselinos and the Protaton Frescoes
221
Two Byzantine Churches of SilivriSelymbria
239
Catherine the Great Regaining
277
Column and the city of Sofia with the cathedral of St Sophia
281
Bibliography of Published Writings
299

Tower Folklore and
165

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About the author (2012)

Mark J. Johnson is professor of medieval art and architectural history at Brigham Young University, USA; Robert Ousterhout is professor and graduate chair in the Department of the History of Art at the University of Pennsylvania, USA; Amy Papalexandrou is an independent scholar and lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin, USA

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