The Glory of Byzantium and Early Christendom

The Glory of Byzantium and Early Christendom A celebration of of the finest works of art and expressions of the Christian faith from the millennium between the end of the Roman Empire and the beginning of the Renaissance Chronologically arra

  • Title: The Glory of Byzantium and Early Christendom
  • Author: Antony Eastmond
  • ISBN: 9780714848105
  • Page: 191
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A celebration of 300 of the finest works of art and expressions of the Christian faith from the millennium between the end of the Roman Empire and the beginning of the Renaissance Chronologically arranged, each work of art is placed in its social, religious and political context, creating a book for dipping into, as well as an inspiring, authoritative appraisal for this mA celebration of 300 of the finest works of art and expressions of the Christian faith from the millennium between the end of the Roman Empire and the beginning of the Renaissance Chronologically arranged, each work of art is placed in its social, religious and political context, creating a book for dipping into, as well as an inspiring, authoritative appraisal for this magnificent millennium of artistic culture.

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    1. Laid out in catalog form, with decently in-depth enteries on all the art items/architecture included but without much in the way of longform criticism on Byzantine art in general, this is a very welcome addition to the literature in the sense it presents a good overview of specific art but it does lack a deep critical approach to a complex and oft-misundertood period of art and architecture. Of course, being a Phaidon book, the graphic design and publishing standards are superb. The photo reprod [...]

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