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LA ROTONDE À THESSALONIQUE
ARCHITECTURE ET MOSAÏQUES
Τhe author presents the results of his life-long study of the monument. He discusses the archaeological evidence, the various phases of the architecture and the problems of chronology.
SOTIRIS N. KADAS
The Holy Land
Illuminated proskynetaria of the 17th-18th century
The illuminated proskynetaria were compiled between 1634 and 1748 and are pious guides to the Christian –mainly– monuments of Palestine where they combine religious lore and historical data. The illustrations are of particular importance. These are small-format calligraphic manuscript codices, each containing from 50 to 100 miniatures.
Collective work. Editors: ANTONY EASTMOND, MΥΡΤΩ ΧΑΤΖΑΚΗ
The Mosaics of Thessaloniki Revisited. Papers from the 2014 Symposium at The Courtauld Institute of Art
The impetus for the workshop was the recent publication The Mosaics of Thessaloniki, 4th-14th century (Athens: Kapon editions, 2012), by C. Bakirtzis, E. Kourkoutidou-Nikolaidou and Ch. Mavropoulou-Tsiumi; which has provided an exemplary documentation of the mosaics of Thessaloniki, featuring images of exceptional quality (many hitherto unpublished).
B. KIILERICH - H. TORP
Τhe Rotunda in Thessaloniki and its Mosaics
The Rotunda in Thessaloniki still preserves in its interior the most important wall mosaics of the Early Byzantine period. This richly illustrated book provides the reader with information about the history and architecture of the monument, but its principal focus is on the presentation and interpretation of its mosaic decoration, works of exceptional technical and aesthetic quality.
Mosaics of Thessaloniki
The completion of the conservation works on the Byzantine monuments of Thessaloniki,, conducted by the authors and their collaborators, enabled the detailed photographing of the mosaics, which proceeded in parallel with the writing of the texts.
Wandering in Byzantine Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki, the second most important city after Constantinople in the Byzantine Empire, enjoyed periods of economic prosperity and spiritual and artistic zenith, in which monuments of great significance for the development of Byzantine civilization were created. This book reveals to visitors Thessaloniki’s Byzantine facade, through traces left by 2,300 years of history. The texts and the lavish illustrations eloquently narrate the Byzantine city’s history.
Festschrift for Academician Panagiotis L. Vocotopoulos
Academician Panagiotis L. Vocotopoulos devoted his life to the enhancement of Byzantine Civilization. Linked with the foremost academic foundations in Greece (Universities of Thessaloniki and Athens, Academy of Athens, Archaeological Society, et al.), he has distinguished himself both in Greece and abroad.
This book includes 65 original studies by eminent Greek and foreign scholars concerning art of the Byzantine and the Post-Byzantine period.
The church of Christ the Saviour
The monograph places particular emphasis on the iconographic and stylistic analysis of the wall-paintings in the church of Christ the Saviour in Thessaloniki, as they attest to the avant-garde art of the second most important city in the Byzantine Empire. The author, who was responsible for the conservation and restoration of the church, links the monument with other highly significant monuments of the period, which reveal the ecumenical appeal of Byzantine art.
The great church of Thessaloniki
The thirteen-centuries-old church of Hagia Sophia, dedicated to the Holy Wisdom of God, has been the focus of both Greek and foreign bibliography. However, there has not been a publication addressed to the visitors of this monument. This book comes to fill the void, examining all aspects of the subject – the history of the church, its decoration and the views expressed on this at various times.
Short Guide to the Museum of Byzantine Culture
In Thessaloniki’s Museum of Byzantine Culture the exhibits are not treated as works of art with an intrinsic aesthetic value but are selected and enhanced in such a way so as to transform information into knowledge, in other words, a social good. For this reason, in 2005 the foundation was awarded the “Museum Prize” of the Council of Europe.
The Byzantine monuments in Modern Greece
Ideology and practice of the restorations, 1833-1939
The book negotiates the issue of the approach to and treatment of the Byzantine monuments in the first hundred years of the Greek State and examines representative restoration interventions on Byzantine monuments in Greece. It also includes a wealth of archival material that is published for the first time.
Icons from the Thracian coast of the Black Sea in Bulgaria
Fifty-two Byzantine and Post-Byzantine icons mainly from Mesembria, Varna, Sozopolis, Vasiliko and Agathoupolis, on the Bulgarian coasts of the Black Sea, as well as from the mountain village of Brashlyan in the Haemus Minor all very ancient cities that were founded by Ionian colonists in the 8th and 7th centuries BC, and which acquired great strategic importance for the protection of Constantinople.