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Author Drpić, Ivan, author.

Title Epigram, art, and devotion in later Byzantium / Ivan Drpić.

Publication Info. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2016.

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Using epigrammatic poetry as a framework, investigates the interplay between art and religious devotion in the later Byzantine period.
Contents Cover; Half-title ; Title page; Copyright information; Dedication ; Table of contents ; List of illustrations ; List of color plates ; Acknowledgments ; Note to the reader ; List of abbreviations ; Introduction ; I. ; II. ; III. ; 1 From composition to performance: epigrams in context.
Why verse? Epigrams and the power of logos Verses on the page: epigrams in the manuscript record ; Patrons, poets, artists ; Epigrams and the viewer/reader ; 2 The patron's ''I'' ; Between praise and prayer: the patron in the dedicatory epigram ; The patron says ''I''
Performed identities, crafted selves 3 Kosmos ; What is kosmos? ; Kosmos, matter, and the sacred ; Cladding/clothing ; 4 Golden words ; Script as ornament ; Verses in space ; Labyrinths and crosses: figured epigrams ; Logikos kosmos ; 5 Devotional gifts.
Toward a typology of devotional gifts Gifts, prayers, and memory ; Paradoxical exchange ; 6 The erotics of devotion ; Of gifts and love ; Defining pothos ; Personal patronage and the rhetoric of pothos ; 7 Image of the beloved ; Affective images.
Adornment, desire, and the relational self Epithets ; Pothos portrayed ; Conclusion ; Bibliography.
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Subject Arts and society -- Byzantine Empire.
Arts and religion -- Byzantine Empire.
Identity (Psychology) in art.
Epigrams, Byzantine.
ART -- General.
Arts and religion.
Arts and society.
Epigrams, Byzantine.
Identity (Psychology) in art.
Byzantine Empire.
Kunst
Frömmigkeit
Epigramm
Bild
Inschrift
Byzantinisches Reich
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Drpić, Ivan. Epigram, art, and devotion in later Byzantium. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2016 9781107151512 1107151511 (DLC) 2016001238 (OCoLC)935494982
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