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  • Record Number: 12543
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Zeitler , Barbara.
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  • Title: Ostentatio genitalium : Displays of Nudity in Byzantinum
  • Source: Desire and Denial in Byzantium: Papers from the Thirty-First Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, March 1997.  Edited by Liz James. Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies, Publications 6.  Variorum (Ashgate Publishing), 1999.  Pages 185 - 201.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- General Body Byzantium Jesus Christ- Passion in Art Nude in Art
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: General
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  • Illustrations: Eight Figures. Figure One "Sacra Parallela": Susannah and the Elders (Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, ms grec 923, fol. 373v). Figure Two Apollonios of Kition, "Commentary on Hippocrates' Treatise on Dislocations": Treatment of Dislocated Vertebrae (Florence, Laurenziana, ms. 74.4, fol. 200). Figure Three Rolandus Parmensis, "Chirurgia" :~~Treatment of Inguinal Hernia (Rome, BibliotecaCasanatense, fol. 24v). Figure Four Gregory the Theologian, "Homilies": Curetes Worshipping a Statue of Rhea (Mount Athos, Panteleimon, cod. 6, fol. 162v). Figure Five "Last Judgement" (Kastoria, Church of the Mavriotissa). Figure Six "Gospel Book": Exorcism (Mount Athos, Iveron, cod. 5, fol. 35r). Figure Seven "Sacra Parallela": St. Basil between the Chaste and Prurient Woman (Paris, Bilbliothèque nationale, ms. 923, fol. 272r). Figure Eight Ivory showing "Adam in Paradise," circa 400 C. E. (Florence, Bargello).
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0860787885
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