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The sensual icon : space, ritual, and the senses in Byzantium / Bissera Pentcheva.

By: Pentcheva, Bissera V
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010.Description: xiv, 327 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9780271035840; 9780271035833 (pbk. : alk. paper)Other title: Space, ritual and the senses in ByzantiumSubject(s): Metal icons -- Byzantine Empire | Icons, Byzantine | Icons -- Byzantine Empire -- Psychological aspects
Contents:
Imprinted images : eulogiai, magic, and incense -- Icons of sound : Hagia Sophia and the Byzantine choros -- Eeikon and identity : the rise of the relief icon in iconophile thought -- The imprint of life : enamel in Byzantium -- Transformative vision : allegory, poikilia, and pathema -- The icon's circular poetics : the charis of choros -- Inspirited icons, animated statues, and Komnenian iconoclasm -- Epilogue. The future of the past -- Appendix 1. The icons in the monastic inventories of the eleventh and twelfth centuries -- Appendix 2. Byzantine enamel icons and the West, eleventh-twelfth centuries.
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Britain Europe and Prehistory Shelves BYZ 4 P (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 10020872

Includes bibliography: p. [283]-312 and index.

Imprinted images : eulogiai, magic, and incense -- Icons of sound : Hagia Sophia and the Byzantine choros -- Eeikon and identity : the rise of the relief icon in iconophile thought -- The imprint of life : enamel in Byzantium -- Transformative vision : allegory, poikilia, and pathema -- The icon's circular poetics : the charis of choros -- Inspirited icons, animated statues, and Komnenian iconoclasm -- Epilogue. The future of the past -- Appendix 1. The icons in the monastic inventories of the eleventh and twelfth centuries -- Appendix 2. Byzantine enamel icons and the West, eleventh-twelfth centuries.