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Dumbarton Oaks Papers Number Sixty Alice-Mary Talbot

Dumbarton Oaks Papers Number Sixty

Alice-Mary Talbot

Published October 1st 2007
ISBN : 9780884023166
Hardcover
317 pages
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Volume 60 of this annual journal explores a range of Byzantine subjects: the classification of stamping objects (including six previously unpublished metal stamps)- the date and purpose of the construction of Constantinoples church of Saints SergiusMoreVolume 60 of this annual journal explores a range of Byzantine subjects: the classification of stamping objects (including six previously unpublished metal stamps)- the date and purpose of the construction of Constantinoples church of Saints Sergius and Bacchus- the Coptic Churchs literary construction of its identity in post-conquest Egypt- the evidence for the tenth-century revision of the so-called Chronicle of 811- an unusual development in the iconography of St. Menas- and versions of Niketas Choniates History.Also included are editions and translations of Byzantine Communion prayers newly discovered in Massachusetts and two funerary epigrams written by Manuel Philes- both articles include commentary. The volume concludes with reports from 2003 and 2004 on Dumbarton Oaks-supported archaeological fieldwork projects on a church in Bizye and an aristocratic rock-cut Byzantine settlement in Cappadocia.