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Contesting the logic of painting [electronic resource] : art and understanding in eleventh-century Byzantium / by Charles Barber.

By: Barber, Charles, 1964-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Visualising the Middle Ages: v. 2.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 179 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789047431619 (electronic bk.); 9047431618 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Icons, Byzantine | Image (Theology) | Byzantine Empire -- Church history | ART -- Subjects & Themes -- ReligiousGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Contesting the logic of painting.DDC classification: 704.9/48209495 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
List of Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Chapter One The Synodikon of Orthodoxy and the Ground of Painting; Chapter Two Symeon the New Theologian: Seeing Beyond Painting; Chapter Three Michael Psellos: Seeing Through Painting; Chapter Four Eustratios of Nicaea and the Constraints of Theology; Chapter Five Leo of Chalcedon, Euthymios Zigabenos and the Return to the Past; Afterword; Bibliography; Index; Illustrations;
Summary: Drawing on philosophical and theological writings produced in eleventh-century Byzantium, this book offers a reading of the icon and Byzantine aesthetics that expands our understanding of these topics.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [165]-175) and index.

Drawing on philosophical and theological writings produced in eleventh-century Byzantium, this book offers a reading of the icon and Byzantine aesthetics that expands our understanding of these topics.

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List of Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Chapter One The Synodikon of Orthodoxy and the Ground of Painting; Chapter Two Symeon the New Theologian: Seeing Beyond Painting; Chapter Three Michael Psellos: Seeing Through Painting; Chapter Four Eustratios of Nicaea and the Constraints of Theology; Chapter Five Leo of Chalcedon, Euthymios Zigabenos and the Return to the Past; Afterword; Bibliography; Index; Illustrations;

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