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Icons and power : the Mother of God in Byzantium / Bissera V. Pentcheva.

Author/creator Pentcheva, Bissera V.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoUniversity Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2006.
Descriptionxviii, 302 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 27 cm
Supplemental Content Table of contents
Contents Theotokos and imperial power -- Origins of the civic cult -- The Avar siege: memory and change -- In the context of war -- Icons in practice -- The Hodegetria icon and its Tuesday procession -- The Blachernai responds: the icon of the "usual miracle" -- Synthesis: imperial memorial rites at the Pantokrator.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [249]-285) and index.
LCCN 2005009595
ISBN0271025514 (clothbound : alk. paper)

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