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The Cult of the Mother of God in Byzantium : Texts and Images / Edited by Leslie Brubaker and Mary B. Cunningham.

[Place of publication not identified] : Routledge, 2016.

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  • Title:
    The Cult of the Mother of God in Byzantium : Texts and Images / Edited by Leslie Brubaker and Mary B. Cunningham.
  • Contributor: Leslie Brubaker 1951- editor of compilation.;
    Mary Cunningham (Mary B.), editor of compilation.
  • Subjects: Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Devotion to -- Byzantine Empire -- Congresses;
    Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Art -- Congresses; Art, Byzantine -- Themes, motives; Byzantine Empire -- Religious life and customs -- Congresses;
    Dewey: 232.91
  • Rights: Terms governing use: Copyright.
    Access restrictions: NON_PRINT_LEGAL_DEPOSIT
  • Publication Details: [Place of publication not identified] : Routledge, 2016.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Contents: Preface; Introduction - the Mother of God in Byzantium: relics, icons, texts, Averil Cameron; Section I The Early Cult of the Virgin Mary : Pilgrimage, Miracles, Art and Texts: The initial tradition of the Theotokos at the site of the Kathisma: earliest celebrations and the calendar, Rina Avner; Mary at the threshold: the Mother of God as guardian in 7th-century Palestinian miracle accounts, Derek Krueger; Body, clothing and metaphor: the Virgin in early Byzantine art, Henry Maguire; A mother's passion: Mary at the Crucifixion and Resurrection in the earliest Life of the Virgin and its influence on George of Nikomedeia's passion homilies, Stephen J. Shoemaker; Portrayals of Mary in Greek homiletic literature (6th-7th centuries), Pauline Allen. Section II Epithets and Typology for Mary, the Theotokos: Wisdom imagery and the Mother of God, Margaret Barker; Epithets of the Theotokos in the Akathistos hymn, Leena Mari Peltomaa; Melkite Syriac hymns to the Mother of God (9th-11th centuries): manuscripts, language and imagery, Natalia Smelova; Depicting the salvation: typological images of Mary in the Kokkinobaphos manuscripts, Kallirroe Linardou. Section III The Mother of God in the Middle Byzantine Homiletic Tradition: John of Damascus on the Mother of God as a link between humanity and God, Andrew Louth; The use of the Protevangelion of James in 8th-century homilies on the Mother of God, Mary B. Cunningham; Emotion and the senses in Marian homilies of the Middle Byzantine period, Niki Tsironis. Section IV Later Developments in the Marian Cult: Popular Devotion, Liturgy and Artistic Expression: Apocalytic Panagia: some byways of Marian devotion, Jane Baun; Making the most of Mary; the cult of the Virgin in the Chalkoprateia from late antiquity to the 10th century, Dirk Krausmüller; The service of the Virgin's Lament revisited, Nancy P. Å evcenko; Miraculous icons: medium, imagination and presence, Bissera V. Pentcheva; Conclusion - not the Theotokos
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781351891974 (EPUB); ISBN 1351891979 (EPUB); BNB GBB7J7611; System number: 018137556
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (360 pages).
  • Series: BIRMINGHAM BYZANTINE AND OTTOMAN STUDIES
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection DRT ELD.DS.103790
  • UIN: BLL01018137556

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