San Marco, Byzantium, and the Myths of Venice

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San Marco, Byzantium, and the Myths of Venice - Maguire, Henry (Editor), and Nelson, Robert S (Editor)
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The church of San Marco of Venice has long played a central role in Venetian political, ceremonial, and religious life. Its renowned assemblage of mosaics, sculpture, metalwork, and reliquaries are, in origin, Roman, Byzantine, Venetian, or Venetian imitation of Byzantine designs. In San Marco, Byzantium, and the myths of Venice, the authors assess the significance of the embellishment of the church and its immediate surroundings, especially during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, when most of the Byzantine material ...

San Marco, Byzantium, and the Myths of Venice 2010, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780884023609

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