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By Mark J. Johnson,Amy Papalexandrou,Robert Ousterhout

The fourteen essays during this assortment exhibit a wide selection of methods to the learn of Byzantine structure and its ornament, a mirrored image of either more recent traits and conventional scholarship within the box. the diversity is additionally a mirrored image of Professor Curcic’s extensive pursuits, which he stocks together with his scholars. those contain the research of contemporary archaeological discoveries; restoration of misplaced monuments via archival learn and onsite exam of fabric is still; reconsidering conventional typological methods frequently overlooked in present scholarship; clean interpretations of architectural gains and designs; contextualization of monuments in the panorama; tracing historiographic traits; and mining ignored written resources for factors of patronage. The papers additionally diversity widely when it comes to chronology and geography, from the Early Christian in the course of the post-Byzantine interval and from Italy to Armenia. 3 papers study Early Christian monuments, and of those extend the inquiry into their architectural afterlives. Others talk about later monuments in Byzantine territory and monuments in territories concerning Byzantium resembling Serbia, Armenia, and Norman Italy. No Orthodox church being whole with out inside ornament, papers speak about concerns attached to frescoes in overdue medieval Balkan church buildings. ultimately, one examine investigates the ongoing impression of Byzantine palace structure lengthy after the autumn of Constantinople.

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