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Art and Power in Byzantine Secular Culture

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Author: Maguire, Eunice Dauterman
Maguire, Henry
ISBN:978-0-691-12564-0
Publication Date:Oct 2006
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $65.00
Book Description:

A winged centaur with the spotted body of a leopard playing a lute; a naked man with an animal head; a goat-footed Pan; a four-bodied lion; sphinxes, and hippocamps. Few would associate these forms of art with the Byzantine era, a period dominated by religious art. However, an art of strikingly secular expression was not only common to Byzantine culture, but also key to defining it.

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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Art / History / Medieval
Design / Decorative Arts
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 9 x 2.5 Inches
Book Weight:2.375 Pounds



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