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Magic, mimesis, and the Annunciation to Mary : six early Byzantine cameos and the Late Antique tradition of medical amulets
(Northern Illinois University, 2014)
It has been suggested by scholars that small portable objects from the early Byzantine period with the image of the Annunciation may have been used as fertility amulets, but none have examined this in detail. This thesis ...
The influence of the apocryphal gospels on selected scenes from the life cycle of the Virgin Mary as represented in the Monastery church of Christ the Saviour at Chora in Constantinople : Evangelical and iconographical implications
(Northern Illinois University, 1992)
The Protevanqelium of James is the major apocryphal gospel influencing the iconography of the life-cycle of the Virgin Mary at the Monastery Church of Christ the Saviour at Chora in Constantinople. Interpretation and ...
Portrayal and significance of the Virgin Mary in Byzantine passion iconography during the eleventh and twelfth centuries
(Northern Illinois University, 1991)
In the 11th and 12th centuries, following the defeat of Iconoclasm, Byzantine iconography achieved a unique level of interpretation through a new commitment to the visual translation of the Incarnation of Jesus Christ. By ...