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Transition to Christianity : art of Late Antiquity, 3rd-7th century AD

edited by Anastasia Lazaridou.
  • [New York, N.Y.] : Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation ; [Athens] : Byzantine & Christian Museum, ©2012.
  • 191 pages : colored illustrations; 31cm.
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Subjects
Contents
  • Late Antiquity: A Period of Cultural Interaction / Jas Elsner
  • Rise of Christianity: From Recognition to Authority / Averil Cameron
  • Urban Setting / Helen Saradi-Mendelovici
  • Transition from Paganism to Christianity: The Numismatic Evidence / Ioannis P. Touratsoglou
  • Personal Adornment: Glory, Vainglory, and Insecurity / Henry Maguire
  • Death and Rebirth / Aristotelis Mentzos
  • Christian Worship / Kimberly Bowes
  • Emergence of Christian Art: Old Themes and New Meanings / Fabrizio Bisconti
  • Portraits and Icons in Late Antiquity / Katherine Marsengill
  • Aesthetic Shifts in Late Antique Art: Abstraction, Dematerialization, and Two-Dimensionality / Slobodan Curcic.
Other information
  • Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Onassis Cultural Center, New York City, Dec. 7, 2011-May 14, 2012.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-190).
ISBN
  • 9780981966625
  • 0981966624
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 774833241