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Late antique and medieval art of the Mediterranean world

edited by Eva R. Hoffman.
  • Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2007.
  • xvii, 426 pages : illustrations maps ; 26 cm.
Subjects
Series
Contents
  • The changing nature of Roman art and the art-historical problem of style / Jás Elsner
  • Good and bad images from the synagogue of Dura Europos : contexts, subtexts, intertexts / Annabel Jane Wharton
  • Exotic taste : the lure of Sasanian Persia / Anna Gonosová
  • Dionysiac motifs / Richard Ettinghausen
  • The good life / Henry Maguire
  • Hellenism and Islam / G.W. Bowersock
  • The draped universe of Islam / Lisa Golombek
  • The beginnings of Biblical illustration / John Lowden
  • Sacred image, sacred power / Gary Vikan
  • The Umayyad Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem / Oleg Grabar
  • The image of the Word / Erica Cruikshank Dodd
  • Islam, iconoclasm, and the declaration of doctrine / G.R.D. King
  • Hebrew book illumination in the Fatimid era / Rachel Milstein
  • An icon at Mt. Sinai and Christian painting in Muslim Egypt during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries / Robert S. Nelson
  • The cup of San Marco and the "classical" in Byzantium / Ioli Kalavrezou
  • Images of the court / Henry Maguire
  • But is it art? / Robin Cormack
  • Pathways of portability : Islamic and Christian interchange from the tenth to the twelfth Century / Eva R. Hoffman
  • Islam, Christianity, and the problem of religious art / Jerrilyn D. Dodds
  • The medieval object-enigma, and the problem of the Cappella Palatina in Palermo / William Tronzo
  • Venice and Islam in the Middle Ages : some observations on the question of architectural influence / Deborah Howard.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 9781405120715
  • 1405120711
  • 9781405120722 (pbk.)
  • 140512072X (pbk.)
  • 1405182075
  • 9781405182072
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2006036886
  • OCLC: 76074094
  • OCLC: 76074094