By Mark J. Johnson,Amy Papalexandrou,Robert Ousterhout

ISBN-10: 1138110949

ISBN-13: 9781138110946

ISBN-10: 1409427404

ISBN-13: 9781409427407

The fourteen essays during this assortment reveal a wide selection of ways to the examine of Byzantine structure and its ornament, a mirrored image of either more moderen tendencies and standard scholarship within the box. the range is usually a mirrored image of Professor Curcic’s large pursuits, which he stocks along with his scholars. those comprise the research of modern archaeological discoveries; restoration of misplaced monuments via archival study and onsite exam of fabric is still; reconsidering conventional typological ways usually missed in present scholarship; clean interpretations of architectural beneficial properties and designs; contextualization of monuments in the panorama; tracing historiographic traits; and mining missed written resources for causes of patronage. The papers additionally variety greatly when it comes to chronology and geography, from the Early Christian throughout the post-Byzantine interval and from Italy to Armenia. 3 papers learn Early Christian monuments, and of those extend the inquiry into their architectural afterlives. Others talk about later monuments in Byzantine territory and monuments in territories on the topic of Byzantium similar to Serbia, Armenia, and Norman Italy. No Orthodox church being whole with no inside ornament, papers talk about matters hooked up to frescoes in overdue medieval Balkan church buildings. eventually, one examine investigates the ongoing impact of Byzantine palace structure lengthy after the autumn of Constantinople.

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