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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 ...
Byzantine religious expression : manifestation of humanistic elements
(Northern Illinois University, 1994)
The main and only function of Byzantine religious art was to express the teachings of Christian Orthodoxy to its worshippers. Unlike any other Christian denomination, its main vehicle of conveying these teachings was ...
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 ...