Late Antique and Medieval Art of the Mediterranean World
February 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
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List of Illustrations.
Series Editor’s Preface.
Acknowledgments to Sources.
Introduction: Remapping the Art of the Mediterranean.
Part I: Late Antiquity: Converging Cultures, Competing Traditions. Pagan, Jewish, Christian, and Sasanian Art.
1. The Changing Nature of Roman Art and the Art-Historical Problem of Style: Jás Elsner.
2. Good and Bad Images from the Synagogue of Dura Europos: Contexts, Subtexts, Intertexts: Annabel Jane Wharton.
3. Exotic Taste: The Lure of Sasanian Persia: Anna Gonosová.
4. Dionysiac Motifs: Richard Ettinghausen.
Part II: Continuities: Tradition and Formation of Cultural Identities.
5. The Good Life: Henry Maguire.
6. Hellenism and Islam: G. W. Bowersock.
7. The Draped Universe of Islam: Lisa Golombek.
Part III: Image and Word: Early Medieval, Byzantine, and Islamic Art.
8. The Beginnings of Biblical Illustration: John Lowden.
9 Sacred Image, Sacred Power: Gary Vikan.
10. The Umayyad Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem: Oleg Grabar.
11. The Image of the Word: Notes on the Religious Iconography of Islam: Erica.
12. Islam, Iconoclasm, and the Declaration of Doctrine: G. R. D. King.
Part IV: Local Syncretistic Traditions: Jews, Muslims, and Christians.
13. Hebrew Book Illumination in the Fatimid Era: Rachel Milstein.
14. An Icon at Mt. Sinai and Christian Painting in Muslim Egypt during the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries: Robert S. Nelson.
Part V: Luxury Arts and the Representation of the Court.
15. The Cup of San Marco and the “Classical” in Byzantium: Ioli Kalavrezou.
16. Images of the Court: Henry Maguire.
17. But Is It Art?: Robin Cormack.
Part VI: Expanding Boundaries: Spain, Sicily, Venice, and Beyond.
18. Pathways of Portability: Islamic and Christian Interchange from the Tenth to the Twelfth Century: Eva R. Hoffman.
19. Islam, Christianity, and the Problem of Religious Art: Jerrilyn D. Dodds.
20. The Medieval Object-Enigma, and the Problem of the Cappella Palatina in Palermo: William Tronzo.
21. Venice and Islam in the Middle Ages: Some Observations on the Question of Architectural Influence: Deborah Howard.