Dumbarton Oaks Papers Number Sixteen

Washington DC: The Dumbarton Oaks Center For Byzantine Studies, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. Fine / Fine. Quarto edition bound in blue cloth and lettered in gilt on the spine. Contains the following essays: Philip Grierson - The Tombs and Obits of hte Byzantine Emperors (337-1042); with an Additional Note by Cyril Mango and Ihor Sevcenko; Harry A. Wolfson - The Problem of the Souls of the Spheres from the Byzantine Commentaries on Aristotle through the Arabs and St. Thomas to Kepler; Owsei Temkin - Byzantine Medicine: Tradition and Empiricism; Milton V. Anastos - Nestorius was Orthodox; Hans Belting - Studien zu Beneventanischen Hof im S. Jahrhundert; Sirarpie Der Nerssian - The Illustrations of the Homilies of Gregory of Nazianzus: Paris Gr. 510. A Study of the Connections between Text and Images; Romilly J. H. Jenkins - Three Documents Concerning the "Tetragamy;" Ihor Sevcenko - The Illuminators of the Menologium of Basil II; Arthur H. S. Megaw and Ernest J.W. Hawkins - The Church of the Holy Apostles at Perachorio, Cyprus, and Its Frescoes; Milos M. Velimirovic - Liturgical Drama in Byzantium and Russia. Followed by at "Notes" section: Aubrey Diller - Photius' Bibliotheca in Byzantine Literature; Cyril Mango - Three Imperial Byzantine Sarcophagi Discovered in 1750; Ihor Sevcenko - A Postscript on Nicola Cabasilas' "Anti-Zealot" Discourse; and finally, The History of Byzantine Science. Report on the Dumbarton Oaks Symposium of 1961. Illustrated. An extremely clean, bright and solid copy in a fine example of the dust jacket.

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