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Author Guscin, Mark.

Title The image of Edessa / by Mark Guscin
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (x, 226 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Series The medieval Mediterranean, 0928-5520 ; v. 82
Medieval Mediterranean ; v. 82
Contents Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part One The Texts and Translations; 1. The Narratio de imagine Edessena; 2. The Sermon of Gregory Referendarius; 3. The Synaxarion; 4. The Synaxarion according to Iveron 797; 5. The Abgar letters recorded separately in Mount Athos manuscripts; 6. The Menaion; Plates 1-15; Part Two The Image of Edessa; 1. The Abgar Legend; 2. The Origins of the Image; 3. Edessa and Constantinople; 4. The Fourth Crusade; 5. The Image of Edessa in art; 6. What was the Image of Edessa?; 7. Conclusions; Bibliography; Index
Summary The icon known as the Image of Edessa (and later the Mandylion) is attributed to the times of Christ, although its existence before the sixth century is a matter for debate. This book provides critical editions with versions of related texts, and an analysis of the origins, known history, possible fate and exact nature of the Image of Edessa
Analysis Holy Face of Edessa Sources
Jesus Christ Art
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-222) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Includes parallel text in Ancient Greek and English
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Subject Jesus Christ -- Art.
Holy Face of Edessa -- Sources.
Genre/Form Art.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008046848
ISBN 9047425065 (electronic bk.)
9789047425069 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ; alk. paper)
(hardback ; alk. paper)