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New light on old glass : recent research on Byzantine mosaics and glass / edited by Chris Entwistle and Liz James.

Publication:
London : British Museum, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 351 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 30 cm.
Series:
Research publication (British Museum) ; no. 179.
Research publication 1747-3640 ; 179
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Subjects:
Glassware, Byzantine.
Mosaics, Byzantine.
Local subjects:
Mosaici bizantini [e] Vetri dipinti. (search)
Contents:
Glass mosaic tesserae from the 5th to 6th century baptistery of San Giovanni alle Fonti, Milan, Italy : analytical investigations / Elisabetta Neri, Marco Verità and Alberto Conventi
Glass tesserae from the Petra Church / Fatma Marii
Studies in Middle Byzantine glass mosaics from Amorium / Hanna Witte
Mosaic tesserae from the Basilica of San Severo and glass production in Classe, Ravenna, Italy / Cesare Fiori
The observation and conservation of mosaics in Ravenna in the 5th and 6th centuries / Cetty Muscolino
A quest for wisdom : the 6th-century mosaics of Hagia Sophia and late antique aesthetics / Nadine Schibille
Mosaics and materials : mosaics from the 5th and 6th centuries in Ravenna and Poreč / Claudia Tedeschi
A study of glass tesserae from mosaics in the monasteries of Daphni and Hosios Loukas / Rossella Arletti
Notes on the morphology of the gold glass tesserae from Daphni Monastery / Polytimi Loukopoulou and Antonia Moropoulou
Glass producers in late antique and Byzantine texts and papyri / E. Marianne Stern
On the manufacture of diatreta and cage cups from the Pharos beaker to the Lycurgus Cup / Rosemarie Lierke
The Lycurgus Cup / Jaś Elsner
Making late antique gold glass / Daniel Thomas Howells
Gold glass in late antiquity : scientific analysis of the British Museum collection / Andrew Meek
Late antique glass pendants in the British Museum / Chris Entwistle and Paul Corby Finney (with an appendix by Philip Fletcher)
A scientific study of late antique glass pendants in the British Museum / Stefan Röhrs, Andrew Meek and Christ Entwistle
The production and uses of glass in Byzantine Thessaloniki / Anastassios Antonaras
"To beautify small things": minutiae and majesty in the mosaics of Parentium / Ann Terry
Experiencing the light : Byzantine church window glass and the aesthetics of worship / Claire Nesbitt
New light on the "Bright Ages": experiments with mosaics and light in medieval Rome / Claudia Bolgia
The absence of glass : talking about the mosaics at Porta Panagia in Thessaly, Greece / Maria Vassilaki
Borders of experimentalism : glass in the frame of the Genoa Mandylion / Francesca Dell'Acqua
Viewing the mosaics of the monasteries of Hosios Loukas, Daphni and the Church of Santa Maria Assunta, Torcello / Robin Cormack
The Abbot Philotheos, founder of the Katholikon of Hosios Loukas : old and new observations / Nano Chatzidakis
Recording Byzantine mosaics in 19th-century Greece : the case of the Byzantine Research Fund (BRF) Archive / Dimitra Kotoula (with a contribution from Amalia G. Kakissis)
The Christ head at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the apse in the Bode Museum, Berlin, and other fake mosaics / Irina Andreescu-Treadgold
Alexandria on the Barada : the mosaics of the Great Mosque in Damascus / Judith S. McKenzie
Mosaics by numbers : some preliminary evidence from the Leverhulme Database / Liz James, Emőke Soproni and Bente Bjørnholt
Early Islamic and Byzantine silver stain / Lisa Pilosi and David Whitehouse
Victorian and Justinianic? Painter of Practitioner? In situ or reverse? The mosaicing of Westminster Cathedral / Paul Bentley.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Contributor:
Entwistle, Christopher, editor of compilation.
James, Liz, editor of compilation.
George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
ISBN:
9780861591794 (pbk.)
0861591798 (pbk.)
OCLC:
806493551
Publisher Number:
99957898905