9780520224056

Subtle Bodies : Representing Angels in Byzantium

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  • ISBN13:

    9780520224056

  • ISBN10:

    0520224051

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-01-01
  • Publisher: Univ of California Pr

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Summary

How Byzantine artists approached the problem of representing the incorporeal, immaterial forms and inscrutable natures of angels.

Author Biography

Glenn Peers is Assistant Professor of Art and Art History at the University of Texas at Austin.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
ix
Acknowledgments xi
Abbreviations xiii
Introduction 1(12)
Issues in Representing Angels
13(48)
Arguments Against Images of Angels
61(28)
Representing Angels: Images and Theory
89(37)
The Veneration of Angels and Their Images
126(31)
Apprehending the Archangel Michael
157(37)
Conclusion 194(15)
Bibliography 209(22)
Index 231

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