By Andreas Stylianou, Judith A. Stylianou
In plenty of rural church buildings in Cyprus wallpaintings have survived which aren't merely of serious worth in themselves but in addition offer a most dear documentation of the advance of Byzantine artwork each interval and magnificence from the 6th to the eighteenth century is represented. Many are accurately dated. No different region of similar dimension Can supply so complete a series.
Andreas and Judith Stylianou are across the world regarded as nice specialists in this topic. they've got committed a life of learn to it. not just in Cyprus yet in the course of the sector of surviving Byzantine tradition. either one of them have written monographs and essays on Byzantine paintings and provided papers to overseas congresses. Andreas Stylianou used to be answerable for the advent to the quantity cvprus, Byzantine Mosaics
and Frescoes, released within the UNESCO international artwork sequence in 1963. The Painted church buildings oj Cyprus is the end result in their lengthy and cautious reports that have ultimately restored the paintings of Cypriot painters to its right position one of the cultural achievements of the world.
It is the authors objective, whereas offering the fullest scholarly documentation of the full diversity of Byzantine mural portray in Cyprus, to provide enthusiasts of artwork mostly an perception into the particular benefits of that college of art.
A complete bibliography in their guides is integrated during this booklet. Their newest construction is a huge paintings at the historical past of the Cartography of Cyprus, the results of pioneering learn in ecu libraries.
The current paintings has been backed through the A.G. Leventis beginning. an business enterprise with the aim of supporting, between different thing.~, the booklet of works of scholarly worth on the topic of the cultural background of Cyprus.
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Книга начинается с исторического представления и общих рассуждений о Кипре и византийском искусстве. Основная часть, посвященная памятникам, охватывает мозаики церквей (три здания в Литракоми, Кити и Ливадии). Далее продолжается намного более длинным списком (58 зданий) расписанных церквей в forty two посёлках и городах. Краткие объяснения о местоположении церкви в каждой деревне помогут найти её на местности, что небесполезно для желающих увидеть фрески воочию. История каждого памятника подробно описана, вместе с обширным описанием сохранившихся картин. Большинство иллюстраций – цветные и черно-белые фотографии памятников, их мозаик и фресок меньшие количество - архитектурные планы и карта Кипра с отмеченными населёнными пунктами, упоминающимися в книге.Fileserve
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