New light on old glass : recent research on Byzantine mosaics and glass / edited by Chris Entwistle and Liz James.

Title: 
New light on old glass : recent research on Byzantine mosaics and glass / edited by Chris Entwistle and Liz James.
Publisher: 
London : British Museum, c2013.
Description: 
xi, 351 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 30 cm.
Other Authors: 
Entwistle, Christopher.
James, Liz.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
136397
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
NK5108.4.N52
Location: 
Secured Stacks
Call Number: 
NK5108.4.N52
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents: 
Glass mosaic tesserae from the 5th to 6th century baptistery of San Giovanni alle Fonti, Milan, Italy : analytical investigations / Elisabetta Neri, Marco Verità and Alberto Conventi --
Glass tesserae from the Petra Church / Fatma Marii --
Studies in Middle Byzantine glass mosaics from Amorium / Hanna Witte --
Mosaic tesserae from the Basilica of San Severo and glass production in Classe, Ravenna, Italy / Cesare Fiori --
The observation and conservation of mosaics in Ravenna in the 5th and 6th centuries / Cetty Muscolino --
A quest for wisdom : the 6th-century mosaics of Hagia Sophia and late antique aesthetics / Nadine Schibille --
Mosaics and materials : mosaics from the 5th and 6th centuries in Ravenna and Poreč / Claudia Tedeschi --
A study of glass tesserae from mosaics in the monasteries of Daphni and Hosios Loukas / Rossella Arletti --
Notes on the morphology of the gold glass tesserae from Daphni Monastery / Polytimi Loukopoulou and Antonia Moropoulou --
Glass producers in late antique and Byzantine texts and papyri / E. Marianne Stern --
On the manufacture of diatreta and cage cups from the Pharos beaker to the Lycurgus Cup / Rosemarie Lierke --
The Lycurgus Cup / Jaś Elsner --
Making late antique gold glass / Daniel Thomas Howells --
Gold glass in late antiquity : scientific analysis of the British Museum collection / Andrew Meek --
Late antique glass pendants in the British Museum / Chris Entwistle and Paul Corby Finney (with an appendix by Philip Fletcher) --
A scientific study of late antique glass pendants in the British Museum / Stefan Röhrs, Andrew Meek and Christ Entwistle --
The production and uses of glass in Byzantine Thessaloniki / Anastassios Antonaras --
"To beautify small things": minutiae and majesty in the mosaics of Parentium / Ann Terry --
Experiencing the light : Byzantine church window glass and the aesthetics of worship / Claire Nesbitt --
New light on the "Bright Ages": experiments with mosaics and light in medieval Rome / Claudia Bolgia --
The absence of glass : talking about the mosaics at Porta Panagia in Thessaly, Greece / Maria Vassilaki --
Borders of experimentalism : glass in the frame of the Genoa Mandylion / Francesca Dell'Acqua --
Viewing the mosaics of the monasteries of Hosios Loukas, Daphni and the Church of Santa Maria Assunta, Torcello / Robin Cormack --
The Abbot Philotheos, founder of the Katholikon of Hosios Loukas : old and new observations / Nano Chatzidakis --
Recording Byzantine mosaics in 19th-century Greece : the case of the Byzantine Research Fund (BRF) Archive / Dimitra Kotoula (with a contribution from Amalia G. Kakissis) --
The Christ head at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the apse in the Bode Museum, Berlin, and other fake mosaics / Irina Andreescu-Treadgold --
Alexandria on the Barada : the mosaics of the Great Mosque in Damascus / Judith S. McKenzie --
Mosaics by numbers : some preliminary evidence from the Leverhulme Database / Liz James, Emőke Soproni and Bente Bjørnholt --
Early Islamic and Byzantine silver stain / Lisa Pilosi and David Whitehouse --
Victorian and Justinianic? Painter of Practitioner? In situ or reverse? The mosaicing of Westminster Cathedral / Paul Bentley --
Glossary.
ISBN: 
9780861591794 (pbk.)
0861591798 (pbk.)
Series: 
Research publication (British Museum) ; no. 179.
Research publication 1747-3640 ; 179
Object/Material Note: 
Includes CMoG objects: 69.1.4, p. 330 (plate 1) -- 69.1.1, p. 330-331 (plate 2) -- 55.1.36, p. 330-331 (plate 4) -- 99.1.1, p. 331 (plate 6).