Between Constantinople and Rome: An Illuminated Byzantine Gospel Book (Paris GR. 54) and the Union of Churches

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This is a study of the artistic and political context that led to the production of a truly exceptional Byzantine illustrated manuscript. Paris, Bibliotheque Nationale de France, codex grec 54 is one of the most ambitious and complex manuscripts produced during the Byzantine era. This thirteenth-century Greek and Latin Gospel book features full-page evangelist portraits, an extensive narrative cycle, and unique polychromatic texts. However, it has never been the subject of a comprehensive study and the circumstances of its ...

Between Constantinople and Rome: An Illuminated Byzantine Gospel Book (Paris GR. 54) and the Union of Churches 2014, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9781409457442

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