Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 6953
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Hunt , Lucy-Anne.
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  • Title: Fine Incense of Virginity: A Late Twelfth Century Wallpainting of the Annuciation at the Monastery of the Syrians, Egypt
  • Source: Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies 19, ( 1995): Pages 182 - 232.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Painting Byzantium Egypt Iconography Mary, Virgin, Saint- Annunciation in Art Scetis (Wadi al-Natrun), Egypt- Monastery of the Syrians (Dayr al-Suryan), Church of the Virgin Virginity Women in Art
  • Geographic Area: Northern Africa
  • Century: 12
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  • Primary Evidence: Painting; Scetis (Wadi al-Natrun), Egypt-Monastery of the Syrians (Dayr al-Suryan), Church of the Virgin, Annunciation.
  • Illustrations: Twenty illustrations. Six photographs of details from the paintings in the Church of the Virgin, Dayr al-Suryan. Two diagrams of the Church of the Virgin. Six details of paintings from other churches. Four illustrations from manuscripts. One mosaic. One cathedral portal sculpture.
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Birmingham
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 03070131
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