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The Embodied Icon: Liturgical Vestments and Sacramental Power in Byzantium

Warren T. Woodfin
Oxford [Great Britain] ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
In English; occasional phrases in Ancient Greek with English translations
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Liturgical vestments and sacramental power in Byzantium
Oxford studies in Byzantium
9780199592098, 0199592098
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  • Pt. 1. Liturgical vestments in the Orthodox Church. The vestments of the Byzantine Rite described
  • Moving pictures : embroidered vestments and the iconography of the church interior
  • Liturgical mystagogy and the embodied image
  • Pt. 2. Liturgical vestments in Byzantine society. Earthly rivalry : imperial and ecclesiastical dress
  • As it is in heaven : vesture and the unseen world
  • Conclusions
  • Appendix A. Handlist of embroidered vestments to c.1500
  • Appendix B. Embroidered vestments described in Byzantine texts
  • Appendix C. Vesting prayers according to the Textus receptus of the Greek Rite.
xxxv, 339 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
  • Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-325) and index.
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