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The Virgin Hodegetria Church of the Vrontochion at Mistra. The Wall Paintings of the Narthex and its Liturgical Function

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The Virgin Hodegetria Church of the Vrontochion at Mistra. The Wall Paintings of the Narthex and its Liturgical Function

by Rhodonike Etzeoglou

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Athens: Academy of Athens, 2013. Brand new. Bilingual (Greek-English) edition in two separate parts, followed by 70 colour plates. Soft cover, 28 cm, 300 pp.

The church of the Virgin Hodegetria was built in 1310 at Mystras to be used as the main church (catholicon) of Vrontochion, by Archimandrite Pachomios, great chancellor of Peloponnese The monument, also known under the name "Boss", has aroused the early interest of researchers for its original architectural style and excellent quality of the interior decoration, as well as for the depiction, in a separate room of the church, of the four chrysobulls issued by the emperors Andronicus II and Michael IX in favor of the Monastery of Hodegetria at Brontochion To name a few of them: Gabriel Millet, Dionysius Zakythenos, Anastasios Orlandos, Manolis Hadjidakis, Charles Delvoye, Horst Hallensleben, Suzy Dufrenne and Doula Mouriki. CONTENTS:

  1. THE MONUMENT AND ITS HISTORY
  2. ARCHITECTURE
  3. INTERNAL DECORATION
  4. THE ICONOGRAPHIC PROGRAM: Angels - Virgin Mary as Zoodochos - Sains - Prophets - Evangelical scenes - The iconographic program of the narthex
  5. EPILOGUE
  6. APPENDIX: Epigrams of Manuel Philes
  7. BIBLIOGRAPHY
  8. GENERAL INDEX
  9. MANUSCRIPT INDEX
  10. PLATES.

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Title
The Virgin Hodegetria Church of the Vrontochion at Mistra. The Wall Paintings of the Narthex and its Liturgical Function
Author
Rhodonike Etzeoglou
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Publisher
Academy of Athens
Place of Publication
Athens
Date Published
2013
Keywords
byzantine painting, hagiography, murals, Mystras
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