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Dumbarton Oaks Papers 63 (Hardcover)

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This volume of "Dumbarton Oaks Papers" includes a study of military and diplomatic initiatives in the northwestern Balkans during the reign of Justinian I, with a focus on the role of the Germanic tribe of Gepids, and an analysis of descriptions of motherhood in Byzantine literature. Other articles treat the illustration of ninth-century marginal psalters, re-evaluate the so-called Frame Group of twelfth-century ivories, suggesting a possible provenance from the Holy Land, and discuss the tombs in the Monastery of the Lips in Constantinople. The volume concludes with a fieldwork report on the Monastery of Shenute at Suhag in Upper Egypt (the "White Monastery"), a fieldwork report on the recent restoration of the Zeyrek Camii (Pantokrator Monastery) in Constantinople, and a bioarchaeological analysis of skeletal material from Sourtara in northern Greece.

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Publisher Dumbarton Oaks Pub Service
Mfg Part# 9780884023579
SKU 211297187
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0884023575
Release Date 4/1/2011
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0350
Publisher Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection
Series Part 63
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