Guide to Byzantine Iconography - Vol. 1

Constantine Cavarnos


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Not just a primer but an extraordinary well of knoweldge offering a detailed explanation of the distinctive characteristics of Byzantine iconography, of the traditional pattern of decorating Eastern Orthodox churches with panel icons, wall paintings, and mosaics, and of the chief doctrinal, liturgical, and festal icons, together with a discussion of St. John Damascene's defense of the holy icons. A must for the serious student of iconography.
Paperback: 266 Pages
Publisher: Institute For Byzantine And Modern Greek Studies
ISBN: 9780943405056
Product Dimensions: 6 x 9 x 0.5 inches

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