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

London : British Museum, [2013]
xi, 351 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 30 cm.
Research publication (British Museum) ; no. 179.
Research publication 1747-3640 ; 179

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Glassware, Byzantine.
Mosaics, Byzantine.
Local subjects:
Mosaici bizantini [e] Vetri dipinti. (search)
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.
Includes bibliographical references.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Entwistle, Christopher, editor of compilation.
James, Liz, editor of compilation.
George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
9780861591794 (pbk.)
0861591798 (pbk.)
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