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Item Number: 148278
Title: The Mosaics of Thessaloniki Revisited : Papers from the 2014 Symposium at The Courtauld Institute of Art
Author: Eastmond, Antony ; Myrto Hatzaki (eds)
Price: $49.95
ISBN: 9786185209223
Record created on 03/08/18
Description: Athens: Kapon, 2017. 28cm., pbk., 144pp., 67 color illus.

Summary: (from the Foreword) - "Titled 'The Mosaics of Thessaloniki Revisited' this publication makes an intriguing contribution to the study of Byzantine material culture, not least because it underlines the importance of revisiting, rethinking and reconsidering our views on the Byzantine world. Even, in the study of monuments as well-known as those of Thessaloniki, the volume makes clear that much remains yet to be deciphered and fully understood and that there are many unanswered questions still. As the papers that follow underline, in studying Byzantium and in our attempted reading of a world so far removed from our own, there is still much to be discovered, which, in turn, will inform what we already know. Only by persevering and by keeping academic discourse and exchange vibrant, can we hope to come closer to an understanding of the material remains of this interesting and alluring world"

Contents: Anthony Eastmond, Introduction ; Beat Brenk, The mosaics of Thessaloniki: the state of research ; Hjalmar Torp, Considerations on the chronology of the Rotunda mosaics ; Bente Kilerich, Colour, light and luminosity in the Rotunda mosaics ; Myrto Hatzaki, Peacocks, rainbows and handsome men: perceiving physical beauty in the early Byzantine mosaics of Thessaloniki ; Laura Nasrallah, Ezekiel's Vision in Late Antiquity: The case of the mosaic of Moni Latomou, Thessaloniki ; Charalambos Bakirtzis, The mosaics of the basilica of St Demetrios ; Robin Cormack, After iconoclasm - forwards or backwards? ; Liz James, The mosaics of the church of the Holy Apostles. Byzantine mosaics in the fourteenth century ; Dimitra Kotoula, The Byzantine mosaics of Thessaloniki in the nineteenth century.

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