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By Leslie Brubaker

This ebook facilities at the reproduction of the Homilies of Gregory of Nazianzus produced in Constantinople round 880 for the emperor Basil I as a present from the patriarch Photios. The manuscript contains forty-six complete web page miniatures, such a lot of which don't without delay illustrate the textual content they accompany, yet as a substitute offer a visible observation. imaginative and prescient and that means in Ninth-Century Byzantium bargains with how such communique labored, and examines the kinds of messages that images may well express in ninth-century Byzantium.

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