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Download The Icons of Their Bodies by Henry Maguire – A Detailed High Quality Study Of Iconography
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The Byzantines surrounded themselves with their saints invisible but constant companions who were made visible by dreams visions and art The composition and presentation of this imagined gallery followed a logical structure a construct that was itself a collective work of art created by Byzantine society The purpose of this book is to analyze the logic of the saints image in Byzantium both in portraits and in narrative scenes Here Henry Maguire argues that the Byzantines gave to their i…

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