Art and Miracles in Medieval Byzantium: The Crypt at Hosios Loukas and Its Frescoes

by

The frescoes of the newly restored crypt at the Byzantine monastery of Hosios Loukas in Greece represent one of the best preserved ensembles of monumental decoration to survive from the Middle Ages. In this first full photo-documentation of the crypt of Saint Luke of Steiris, Carolyn Connor shows how the frescoes reflect the funerary and commemorative functions of the architecture they embellish, and how they suggest a new way of looking at this part of the medieval Byzantine empire. Offering clues to the sources of wealth ...

loading
  • Book Details
  • Seller
Art and Miracles in Medieval Byzantium: The Crypt at Hosios Loukas and Its Frescoes
1991, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691040844

Hardcover

Select
Filter Results
Shipping
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency