The early Christian and Byzantine world / Jean Lassus.

New York, McGraw-Hill [1967] .

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Subjects Art, Byzantine.
Art, Early Christian.
Church architecture.
Series Landmarks of the world's art.
Description 176 pages : illustrations, some color, map (on lining papers), plans, 117 color plates ; 30 cm
Copyright Date [1967]
Notes Bibliography: page [172].
Contents Introduction -- The awakening -- The early Church -- Dura-Europos -- Early Christian burial -- Catacomb paintings -- Early Christian sarcophagi -- Constantine -- The Church triumphant -- Constantinian church building -- Decorative motifs -- Basilicas and sanctuaries -- The Christian basilica -- The sanctuaries of the martyrs -- Baptisteries -- Ravenna -- The heritage of antiquity -- The decoration of the vault -- Faces and forms in mosaics -- Christian narrative scenes -- Symbolism -- The architecture of the dome -- The problem of the dome -- A typical plan of Byzantine churches -- The basilicas at Philippi -- San Vitale and Hagia Sophia -- The extent of early Byzantine influence -- Armenia -- Georgia -- Iconography -- Manuscript illumination -- Wall-paintings -- Iconoclasm -- The West -- "More antiquorum" -- "Insular" art -- Irish manuscripts -- The Carolingian Renaissance -- Wall-paintings and mosaics -- Miniatures and manuscripts -- The Byzantine explosion -- Imperial art in Constantinople -- Byzantine mosaics in Greece -- The spread of Byzantine art -- Cappadocia -- Italy -- Sicily -- The Slavs -- Serbia -- Bulgaria -- The Russians -- The Palaeologues: the last revival -- Church treasures -- Court art -- Textiles -- Sculpture and ivories -- Goldsmith's work -- Manuscripts and icons -- Conclusion.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)685109
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WorldCat Identities Lassus, Jean.
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