Books about Byzantium

A History of Byzantine Civilization

A History of Byzantine Civilization

First edition bound in maroon cloth with gold lettering. About Fine in DJ. Previous owner's address label & bookplate on the front endpaper, & his name is stamped on the bottom edge of the page blocks else a tight clean copy in a Nearly Fine DJ . More info →
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Art of Renaissance Venice, 1400 – 1600

Art of Renaissance Venice, 1400 – 1600

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Chronicling the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and journeying from the Piazza San Marco to the villas of the Veneto, this vivid and authoritative survey of architecture, sculpture, and painting offers a rich perspective on the history and artistic achievements of Renaissance Venice. Distinguished... More info →
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Lighting in Early Byzantium (Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Collection Publications)

Lighting in Early Byzantium (Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Collection Publications)

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This book stands alone as the first general survey of lighting in Byzantium. Although relatively well known by specialists, Byzantine lighting devices have not been treated independently, but rather presented and discussed in connection with other Byzantine minor arts. The first part of the book dis... More info →
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A History of Private Life, Volume I: From Pagan Rome to Byzantium

A History of Private Life, Volume I: From Pagan Rome to Byzantium

$56.50
First of the widely celebrated and sumptuously illustrated series, this book reveals in intimate detail what life was really like in the ancient world. Behind the vast panorama of the pagan Roman empire, the reader discovers the intimate daily lives of citizens and slaves―from concepts of manhood ... More info →
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Painting in Cappadocia: A Guide to the Sites and Byzantine Church Decoration

Painting in Cappadocia: A Guide to the Sites and Byzantine Church Decoration

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Art historian, Cecily Hennessy, explores medieval Byzantine wall paintings in churches cut out of the beautiful landscape of central Turkey. Many of these were decorated by local artists, sometimes monks, or by the finest artists brought from other centres, such as Constantinople. This book is desig... More info →
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Pagans: The End of Traditional Religion and the Rise of Christianity

Pagans: The End of Traditional Religion and the Rise of Christianity

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A provocative and contrarian religious history that charts the rise of Christianity from the point of view of traditional” religion from the religious scholar and critically acclaimed author of Augustine.Pagans explores the rise of Christianity from a surprising and unique viewpoint: that of the p... More info →
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Early Christian and Byzantine (The Universe History of Art and Architecture) (English and German Edition)

Early Christian and Byzantine (The Universe History of Art and Architecture) (English and German Edition)

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Looks at art and architecture produced in the 3d through 13th centuries and discusses major artistic influences More info →
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