Byzantine Art by Robin CormackByzantine Art by Robin Cormack

Byzantine Art

byRobin Cormack

Paperback | September 1, 2000

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The coverage of this book focuses on the art of Constantinople from 330 to 1453 and the stages this went through in reaction to historical circumstances as the city progressed from the Christian centre of the Eastern Roman Empire, to the crisis of attack from the new religion of Islam, torevived medieval splendour and then, after the Latin capture of 1204 and the reoccupation by Byzantine after 1261, to a period of cultural reconciliation with east and west. The book shows how changes in society led to changes in art by focusing on particular cases and objects.
Robin Cormack is Professor in the History of Art in the University of London, and Deputy Director of the Courtauld Institute of Art. Previous books are Writing in Gold and Painting the Soul (Runciman Award 1998). He was Royal Academy consultant for the exhibitions from 'Byzantium to El Greco' and the 'Art of Holy Russia'. He lives in C...
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Title:Byzantine ArtFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.37 × 6.57 × 0.59 inPublished:September 1, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192842110

ISBN - 13:9780192842114

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