Concise, critical reviews of books, exhibitions, and projects in all areas and periods of art history and visual studies

Early Christian/Byzantine Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2005

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Anguelova, Vessela, “Place as Spiritual Experience in Middle and Late Byzantine Art” (Penn State, A. Cutler)

Ataoguz, J. Kirsten, “The Apostolic Mission of the Monks at the Monastery of Saint John in Müstair, Switzerland” (Harvard, J. Hamburger, I. Kalavrezou)

Clark, Travis, “Imaging the Cosmos: The Christian Topography by Cosmas Indicopleustes” (Temple, E. Bolman)

Cochrane, Laura, “The Significance of Context for Four Anglo-Saxon Schematic Images of Creation” (Delaware, L. Nees)

Drpic, Ivan, “Nous and Techne: Epigrams on Art in Late Byzantium” (Harvard, I. Kalavrezou)

Fulghum Heintz, Mary, “The Transitive Form: Textiles as Transmitters of Power in the Middle Ages” (Harvard, I. Kalavrezou)

Gannaway, Ethan, “The ‘Cubiculum Leonis’ in the Catacomb of Commodilla at Rome” (Missouri, Kansas City, M. Rautman)

Gittings, Elizabeth, “The Ideology and Aesthetics of Architecture in the Early Christian Mosaics of the Rotunda in Thessaloniki” (Harvard, I. Kalavrezou)

Katz, Melissa, “Interior Motives: The Triptych Virgin in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia” (Brown. S. Bonde)

Marinis, Vasileios, “The Monastery tou Libos: Architecture, Sculpture, and Liturgical Planning in Middle and Late Byzantine Constantinople” (UIUC, R. Ousterhout)

Ratliff, Brandie, “Image and Relic at Byzantine Pilgrimage Sites” (Columbia, S. Murray, H. Klein)

Schenk, Kära, “Returning the Zion: The Narrative of the Dura-Europos Synagogue Frescoes” (Johns Hopkins, H. Maguire)

Schilb, Henry D., “Byzantine Identity and Its Patrons: Embroidered Epitaphioi and Aeres of the Palaiologan and Post-Byzantine Periods” (Indiana, Bloomington, W. Kleinbauer)

Stewart, Charles, “Domes of Heaven: the Domed Basilicas of Cyprus” (Indiana, Bloomington, W. Kleinbauer)

Tarandjieva, Teodora, “The Church of St. John Aleitourgetos in Mesembria: A Study of Its Constantinopolitan Origins” (Indiana, Bloomington, W. Kleinbauer)