12001. The Development of Virgin Iconography in Byzantine Icons.
Emphasizes how portraits of the Virgin Mary were used for devotional purposes during the Byzantine Period (330-1453 AD). Discusses images, symbols and gestures which show the Virgin in various roles such as Mother of God, Heavenly Queen, and Indicator of the Way. Also includes a discussion of how the Virgin images became more passionate over the course of time. 8 pages, 31 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
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