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November 14, 2006–March 4, 2007 at the Getty Center

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Holy Image, Hallowed Ground: Icons from Sinai


Holy Image, Hallowed Ground: Icons from Sinai
Edited by Robert S. Nelson and Kristen M. Collins
In this lavishly illustrated catalogue, the central role of the icon in Byzantine religious practices is brought to life. Areas of focus include the icon's status as holy object, the ways in which icons sanctify the place of worship, and the monks of Saint Catherine's quest for the holy.
(Paper, $50.00)

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Icons and Saints of the Eastern Orthodox Church


Icons and Saints of the Eastern Orthodox Church
By Alfredo Tradigo

The stylized and primarily symbolic pictorial language of icons is explored in this easy-to-use guide. Chapters focus on common iconic subjects, including the fathers and saints of the Eastern Church and the life of Jesus and his followers.
(Paper, $24.95)


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