The sensual icon: space, ritual, and the senses in Byzantium

"Explores the Byzantine aesthetic of fugitive appearances by placing and filming art objects in spaces of changing light, and by uncovering the shifting appearances expressed in poetry, descriptions of art, and liturgical performance"--Provided by publisher

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Main Author: Pentcheva, Bissera V. 1972-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: University Park, Pa Pennsylvania State University Press 2010
In:Year: 2010
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Byzantine Empire / Icon / Aesthetics / Orthodox Church / Miracle
Further subjects:B Metal icons (Byzantine Empire)
B Metal icons Byzantine Empire
B Icons, Byzantine
B Icons (Byzantine Empire) Psychological aspects
B Icons Psychological aspects Byzantine Empire
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Summary:"Explores the Byzantine aesthetic of fugitive appearances by placing and filming art objects in spaces of changing light, and by uncovering the shifting appearances expressed in poetry, descriptions of art, and liturgical performance"--Provided by publisher
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0271035846