Dumbarton Oaks Papers Number Eight. This Volume is Dedicated to the Memory of Robert Pierpont Blake 1886-1950

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1954. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Quarto volume bound in blue cloth, lettered in gilt at the spine. Edited by The Committee on Publications The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection Trustees for Harvard University Washington, District of Columbia.Contains eleven essays: Robert Lee Wolff has written a Biography and Bibliography of Robet Pierpont Blake; Romilly J. H. Jenkins - the Classical Background of the Scriptores Post Theophanem; Alphonse Dain - La transmission des textes litteraires classiques de Photius a Constantin Porphyrogenete; Willam A. Banner - Origen and the Tradition of Natural Law Concepts; Ernst Kitzinger - The Cult of Images in the Age before Iconoclasm; Milton V. Anastos - The Ethical Theory of Images formulated by the Iconoclasts to 754 and 815; Andre Grabar - Un rouleau liturgique constantinopolitain et ses peintures; Sharpie Der Nersessian - An Armenian Version of the Homilies on the Harrowing of Hell; Robert Lee Wolff - Politics in the Latin Patriarchate of Contsantinople, 1204-1261; Ande Grabar - Un nouveau reliquaire de saint Demetrios; Albert Jamme, W. F. - Inscriptions on the Sabaean Bronze Horse of the Dumbarton Oaks Collection. A very clean, bright and solid copy. Illustrated throughout. The interior rear board has a pocket which contains two fold-out illustrated inserts depicting "Rouleau Liturgique de Jerusalem."

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