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By Mark J. Johnson,Amy Papalexandrou,Robert Ousterhout

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ISBN-13: 9781138110946

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The fourteen essays during this assortment show a wide selection of techniques to the learn of Byzantine structure and its ornament, a mirrored image of either more recent traits and conventional scholarship within the box. the diversity is usually a mirrored image of Professor Curcic’s broad pursuits, which he stocks along with his scholars. those comprise the research of contemporary archaeological discoveries; restoration of misplaced monuments via archival study and onsite exam of fabric is still; reconsidering conventional typological methods usually missed in present scholarship; clean interpretations of architectural beneficial properties and designs; contextualization of monuments in the panorama; tracing historiographic tendencies; and mining ignored written resources for factors of patronage. The papers additionally diversity widely by way of chronology and geography, from the Early Christian during the post-Byzantine interval and from Italy to Armenia. 3 papers research 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 regarding Byzantium equivalent to Serbia, Armenia, and Norman Italy. No Orthodox church being entire with out inside ornament, papers talk about matters hooked up to frescoes in past due medieval Balkan church buildings. eventually, one examine investigates the continuing impression of Byzantine palace structure lengthy after the autumn of Constantinople.

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