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Author Guscin, Mark.

Title The image of Edessa / by Mark Guscin
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009


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 Includes parallel text in Ancient Greek and English
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Subject Jesus Christ -- Art.
Jesus Christ
Jesus -- i konsten.
SUBJECT Holy Face of Edessa -- Sources
Holy Face of Edessa fast
Subject RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Christology.
Bysantinska ikoner.
Mandylion -- källor.
Genre/Form works of art.
Œuvres d'art.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789047425069