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  • Record Number: 3318
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Pentcheva , Bissera V.
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  • Title: A New Image of the Virgin in Eleventh- and Twelfth-Century Constantinople [a new image of the Virgin appeared on coins in the mid-eleventh century; she appears with her hands raised in prayer and on her chest there is a medallion depicting the blessing Christ Child; the image is sometimes called the Virgin "Episkepsis" (Visitation and Protection), although several other types ("Blanchernitissa," "Panagiotissa," "Playtera," and "Znamenie") are also associated with this iconographic representation].
  • Source: Byzantine Studies Conference. Abstracts of Papers 25, ( 1999): Pages 34
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  • Article Type: Conference Paper Abstract
  • Subject (See Also): Byzantium Coins Constantinople/Istanbul Iconography Mary, Virgin, Saint in Art
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 11-12
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  • Author's Affiliation: Harvard University
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 01473387
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