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Subtle bodies : representing angels in Byzantium /

Explores the strategies used by Byzantine artists to represent the incorporeal forms of angels and the rationalizations in defence of their representations mustered by theologians in the face of iconoclastic opposition. These problems of representation provide a window on Late Antique thought.

Main Author: Peers, Glenn.
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ℗♭2001.
Series: Transformation of the classical heritage ; 32.
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Related Items: Print version:: Subtle bodies.
Summary: Explores the strategies used by Byzantine artists to represent the incorporeal forms of angels and the rationalizations in defence of their representations mustered by theologians in the face of iconoclastic opposition. These problems of representation provide a window on Late Antique thought.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xv, 235 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-230) and index.
ISBN: 9780520925137
0520925130
1417523840
9781417523849
9780520224056
0520224051
1597349240
9781597349246