Studies in silk in byzantium (Paperback)
  • Studies in silk in byzantium (Paperback)
zoom

Studies in silk in byzantium (Paperback)

(author)
£150.00
Paperback 430 Pages / Published: 31/12/2004
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 15 working days

  • This item has been added to your basket
This book brings together seventeen important new papers published by Anna Muthesius since 1995. Many of the articles, plates and specially prepared figures are available only in this book. The volume acts as an essential companion to Dr Muthesius' earlier book in this series, Studies in Byzantine and Islamic Silk Weaving. The present book includes a group of seven papers (Studies II-VI, X, and XIV) originally entitled 'Silk in Byzantium'. These were prepared in the first instance for a seminar held in 1997 in Nicosia at the University of Cyprus. They offer an overall survey of Byzantine sericulture, silk manufacture, design, use and distribution. Study I has been added as an introduction to the Cyprus series, and to the book as a whole. Silk in an ecclesiastical context (the relationship between Imperial and monastic piety, ritual and Christological debate) forms the focus for a further five papers (Studies VIII-IX and XI-XIII). Study VIII acts to introduce a new subject, the theme of Byzantine Seafaring silks. The final three articles (Studies XV-XVII) explore the immense impact of Byzantine silks abroad between the fifth and fifteenth centuries, in regions as far apart as the British Isles and Central Asia.

Publisher: Pindar Press
ISBN: 9781899828241
Number of pages: 430
Dimensions: 240 x 170 x 33 mm

You may also be interested in...

The Book of Kells
Added to basket
Medieval Wall Paintings
Added to basket
The Power of Images in the Age of Augustus
Added to basket
Medieval Art
Added to basket
£19.99
Paperback
South from Ephesus
Added to basket
£11.99
Paperback
Art and Beauty in the Middle Ages
Added to basket
Medieval Graffiti
Added to basket
The Bayeux Tapestry
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Chroma
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Walks through Historic Sandwich
Added to basket
Medieval Architecture
Added to basket
Timber Building in Britain
Added to basket
The Art of the Picts
Added to basket
Early Medieval Architecture
Added to basket
English Church Monuments in the Middle Ages
Added to basket
Braun/Hogenberg. Cities of the World
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.