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TITLE : Heaven On Earth Art And The Church In Byzantium

This easily accessible volume which grew out of a series of lectures presented at the smithsonian institution in 1991 aims to provide a coherent introduction to byzantine culture with a focus on the interconnected realms of art and religionbcher fremdsprachig whlen sie die abteilung aus in der sie suchen mchtenheaven on earth art and the church in byzantium edited by linda safran this most useful book is the product of a lecture series titled sailing to byzantium the sacred core of a great civilization sponsored by the smithsonian institution this bar code number lets you verify that youre getting exactly the right version or edition of a book the 13 digit and 10 digit formats both workeight chapters based on lectures given at the smithsonian institution in 1991 explore the following topics byzantine history theology icons and icon theory church architecture monumental painting silver church furnishings illustrated liturgical books and pilgrimage

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