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Title Holy image, hallowed ground : icons from Sinai / edited by Robert S. Nelson and Kristen M. Collins.

Imprint Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    704.9482 HOL    DUE 03-06-24
Description xv, 304 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Note Issued in conjunction with an exhibition held at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Nov. 14, 2006-Mar. 4, 2007.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-295) and indexes.
Contents Where God walked and monks pray / Robert S. Nelson -- Early icons of the Holy Monastery of Saint Catherine at Sinai / Thomas F. Mathews -- The Sinai Codex Theodosianus : manuscript as icon / Father Justin Sinaites -- Christian pilgrimage to Sinai until the late fifteenth century / David Jacoby -- Visual piety and institutional identity at Sinai / Kristen M. Collins -- Holy image : catalogue numbers 1-19 -- Holy space : catalogue numbers 20-41 -- Holy site : catalogue numbers 42-61.
Subject Saint Catherine (Monastery : Mount Sinai) -- Exhibitions.
Icons, Byzantine -- Exhibitions.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Byzantine -- Exhibitions.
Icons -- Cult -- Egypt -- Sinai, Mount.
Icons -- Egypt -- Sinai, Mount -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Nelson, Robert S., 1947-
Collins, Kristen M.
J. Paul Getty Museum.
Added Title Icons from Sinai
ISBN 0892368551 (hardcover)
9780892368556 (hardcover)
089236856X (pbk.)
9780892368563 (pbk.) : $50.00
Standard No. 9780892368556

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