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Title Fountains and water culture in Byzantium / edited by Brooke Shilling (University of Lincoln), Paul Stephenson (University of Lincoln)
Published Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 393 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates.)
Contents Introduction / Brooke Shilling and Paul Stephenson -- Where do we go now? : the archaeology of monumental fountains in the Roman and early Byzantine East / Julian Richard -- Monumental waterworks in late antique Constantinople / Paul Stephenson and Ragnar Hedlund -- Fistulae and water fraud in late antique Constantinople / Gerda de Kleijn -- The Silahtara'a statues in context / Brenda Longfellow -- The Bronze Goose from the Hippodrome / Rowena Loverance -- The Serpent Column fountain / Paul Stephenson -- The culture of water in the "Macedonian Renaissance" / Paul Magdalino -- When bath became church : spatial fusion in late antique Constantinople and beyond / Jesper Blid Kullberg -- Zoomorphic rainwater spouts / Philipp Niewöhner -- Spouts and finials defining fountains by giving water shape and sound / Eunice Dauterman Maguire -- Fountains of Paradise in early Byzantine art, homilies, and hymns / Brooke Shilling -- Where did the waters of Paradise go after iconoclasm? / Henry Maguire -- "Rejoice, spring" : the Theotokos as fountain in the liturgical practice of Byzantine hymnography / Helena Bodin -- Words, water, and power : literary fountains and metaphors of patronage in eleventh- and twelfth-century Byzantium / Ingela Nilsson -- Ancient water in fictional fountains : waterworks in Byzantine novels and romances / Terése Nilsson -- The Shrine of the Theotokos at the Pege / Isabel Kimmelfield -- A dome for the water : canopied fountains and cypress trees in Byzantine and early Ottoman Constantinople / Federica Broilo -- Sinan's ablution fountains / Johan Mårtelius
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Water -- Social aspects -- Byzantine Empire -- History
Water -- Social aspects -- Turkey -- Istanbul -- History -- To 1500
Fountains -- Byzantine Empire -- History
Fountains -- Turkey -- Istanbul -- History -- To 1500
Monuments -- Byzantine Empire -- History
Landscape architecture -- Byzantine Empire -- History
Byzantine antiquities
Byzantine Empire -- Social life and customs
Istanbul (Turkey) -- Social life and customs
Istanbul (Turkey) -- Antiquities
Form Electronic book
Author Shilling, Brooke, editor
Stephenson, Paul, editor
Cambridge University Press
ISBN 9781316226742 (electronic bk.)
1316226743 (electronic bk.)