The Encheirion as adjunct to the Icon in the Middle Byzantine Period
Author: Nunn, Valerie
Source: Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, Volume 10, 1986 , pp. 73-102(30)
Publisher: Maney Publishing
Abstract:A collection of mostly eleventh- and twelfth-century epigrams in the late thirteenth- or early fourteenth-century manuscript ‘Marc. gr. 524’ was partially published in 1911 by Lampros in expectation of a definitive edition by Konstantin Horna. Unfortunately this edition never appeared. A high proportion of material in the collection relates to art and in the past Byzantine art historians have been reproached for their neglect of such evidence. Some of the most descriptive pieces are now well known, having been published for their art-historical interest by Cyril Mango and more recently by Paul Magdalino and Robert Nelson and, as historical documents, by Wolfram Hörandner.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 1986-01-01