Author: Bissera V. Pentcheva

Icons and Power: The Mother of God in Byzantium

Icons and Power: The Mother of God in Byzantium

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The Virgin Mary embodied power rather than maternal tenderness in the Byzantine world. Known as the Mother of God, she became a guarantor of military victory and hence of imperial authority. In this pioneering book, Bissera Pentcheva connects the fusion of Marian cult and imperial rule with the powe... More info →
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