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By Henry Maguire

In this interdisciplinary learn, Henry Maguire examines the influence of a number of literary genres and rhetorical options at the visible arts of Byzantium. particularly, he indicates that the literary elaborations of the sermons and hymns of the church nourished the imaginations of artists, and essentially affected the iconography, kind, and association in their paintings. utilizing provocative fabric formerly unexpected to artwork historians, he concentrates on non secular paintings from a.d. 843 to 1453.

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