Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3338
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Kalavrezou , Ioli Despina.
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  • Title: Images of the Mother: When the Virgin Mary Became Meter Theou [The author discusses the ways in which Mary’s motherhood became an increasingly important feature of Byzantine hagiography and iconography. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Dumbarton Oaks Papers 44, ( 1990): Pages 165 - 172.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Byzantium Hagiography Iconography Mary, Virgin, Saint in Art Mother, Image of Women in Art
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 14
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  • Illustrations: Eighteen Illustrations. Figure One shows icon of Virgin and Child. Figure Two shows icon of standing Virgin and Child. Figure Three shows gold medallion of Empress Fausta. Figure Four shows tapestry icon of Virgin and Child. Figure Five shows apse with Virgin and Child. Figure Six shows silver cross. Figure Seven shows silver cross. Figure Eight shows apse with Virgin and Child. Figure Nine shows apse with Virgin and Child. Figure Ten shows vestibule mosaic of Virgin and Child. Figure Eleven shows the Martvili triptych. Figure Twelve shows ivory icon. Figure Thirteen shows seal of Patriarch Photios (858-867, 877-886). Figure Fourteen shows seal of Patriarch Sergios II ~~(1001-19). Figure Fifteen shows patriarchal room over vestibule. Figure Sixteen shows niche with Virgin and Child. Figure Seventeen shows parekklesion with Virgin and Child. Figure Eighteen shows main church Virgin and Child.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Harvard University
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00707546
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