Pictures as Language : How the Byzantines Exploited Them Hardback
This collection of articles demonstrates that iconography was arguably more important to the Byzantines than to any other culture.
Divided into five sections, the papers discuss manuscript illumination, the religious use of pictures, the role of pictures in the instruction of the liturgy, hagiography and iconography on religious objects such as amulets.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 486 pages, 297 illus
- Publisher: Pindar Press
- Publication Date: 31/12/2000
- Category: Byzantine & Medieval art c 500 CE to c 1400
- ISBN: 9781899828364