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The Sensual Icon

Space, Ritual, and the Senses in Byzantium

The Sensual Icon( )
Author: Pentcheva, Bissera V.
Publication Date:Oct 2010
Publisher:Pennsylvania State University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $44.95
Book Description:

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.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / Byzantine Empire
Art / Subjects & Themes / Religious
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.5 x 10 x 0.89 Inches
Book Weight:2.5 Pounds

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