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Title Approaching the holy mountain : art and liturgy at St. Catherine's Monastery in the Sinai / edited by Sharon E.J. Gerstel and Robert S. Nelson

Publ Info Turnhout : Brepols, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  BX387 .A67 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxx, 608 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
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Series Cursor mundi ; v. 11
Cursor mundi (Turnhout, Belgium) ; v. 11
Note "The papers of this volume derive from the symposium "Icons of Sinai", held at the J. Paul Getty Museum and the University of California, Los Angeles, on 26-27 January 2007"--P. [xxvii]
Includes bibliographical references
Contents Sinai studies : an overview and introduction / Robert S. Nelson -- Paving the road to Sinai : Georgios and Maria Soteriou on the holy mountain / Ioanna Christoforaki -- Place. -- The transfigured mountain : icons and transformations of pilgrimage at the Monastery of St Catherine at Mount Sinai / Ja Elsner and Gerhard Wolf -- Excavations on the holy summit (Jebel Ms) at Mount Sinai : preliminary remarks on the Justinianic Basilica / Sophia Kalopissi-Verti and Maria Panayotidi -- The architecture of the Justinianic Basilica on the holy summit / Petros Koufopoulos and Marina Myriantheos-Koufopoulou -- Painted skins : the illusions and realities of architectural polychromy, Sinai and Egypt / Elizabeth Bolman -- Liturgy -- Worship on Sinai in the first Christian millennium : glimpses of a lost world / Robert F Taft -- Late Byzantine cathedral liturgy and the Service of the Furnace / Alexander Lingas -- Manuscript -- Manuscript production on Mount Sinai from the tenth to the thirteenth century / Nancy P. evenko -- Sinai, MS gr. 2: Exploring the significance of a Sinai manuscript / Hieromonk Justin Sinaites -- Icon -- Visualizing the divine : an Early Byzantine icon of the 'Ancient of Days' at Mount Sinai / Kathleen Corrigan -- Regarding prayer : contemplating an icon of John the Forerunner / Charles Barber -- Archive and Atelier : Sinai and the case of the narrative icon / Paroma Chatterjee -- Mural and icon painting at Sinai in the thirteenth century / Georgi R. Parpulov -- Sinai, Acre, Tripoli, and the 'backwash from the Levant' : where did the icon painters work? / Rebecca W. Corrie -- Sinai and Cyprus : holy mountain, holy isle / Annemarie Weyl Carr -- Space -- Three East Slavic pilgrims at Sinai / translated by Georgi R. Parpulov -- Turning holy mountains into ladders to Heaven : overlapping topographies and poetics of space in Post-Byzantine sacred engravings of Mount Sinai and Mount Athos / Veronica Della Dora -- On the painted ancestry of Domenikos Theotokopoulos's sacred landscapes of Mount Sinai and the Monastery of St Catherine / Cristina Stancioiu
LC subject Saint Catherine (Monastery : Mount Sinai) -- Congresses
Christian art and symbolism -- Egypt -- Sinai, Mount -- Congresses
Icons, Byzantine -- Egypt -- Sinai, Mount -- Congresses
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Byzantine -- Egypt -- Sinai, Mount -- Congresses
Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages in art -- Congresses
Christian antiquities -- Egypt -- Sinai, Mount -- Congresses
Orthodox Eastern Church -- Egypt -- Sinai, Mount -- Liturgy -- Congresses
Sinai (Egypt) -- Antiquities -- Congresses
Add Author Gerstel, Sharon E. J
Nelson, Robert S., 1947-
Icons of Sinai (2007 : J. Paul Getty Museum and University of California, Los Angeles)
Alt Title Art and liturgy at St. Catherine's Monastery in the Sinai
ISBN 9782503531274