Arms and Armour of the Warrior Saints

Arms and Armour of the Warrior Saints

Tradition and Innovation in Byzantine Iconography (843-1261)

eBook - 2010
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Brill USA
This study investigates whether military equipment shown in images of warrior saints reflects items used by the mid-Byzantine Army or repeats Classical forms. This in turn answers questions on the originality of Byzantine art and its reliability as a historical source.

Publisher: Leiden, the Netherlands ; Boston : Brill, 2010
ISBN: 9789004190450
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxv, 483 pages, [104] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)


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