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The Resource Making and breaking the gods : Christian responses to pagan sculpture in Late Antiquity, Troels Myrup Kristensen

Making and breaking the gods : Christian responses to pagan sculpture in Late Antiquity, Troels Myrup Kristensen

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Making and breaking the gods : Christian responses to pagan sculpture in Late Antiquity
Title
Making and breaking the gods
Title remainder
Christian responses to pagan sculpture in Late Antiquity
Statement of responsibility
Troels Myrup Kristensen
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Kristensen, Troels Myrup
Dewey number
732.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
NB958
LC item number
.K75 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Aarhus studies in Mediterranean antiquity ASMA
Series volume
12
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  • Paganism in art
  • Sculpture, Ancient
  • Christian art and symbolism
  • Christianity and other religions
  • Paganism
  • Art and society
  • Antike
  • Bilderverehrung
  • Frühchristentum
  • Gesellschaft
  • Götter
  • Kunst
  • Plastik
  • Rezeption
Label
Making and breaking the gods : Christian responses to pagan sculpture in Late Antiquity, Troels Myrup Kristensen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-288) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Driving demons away: the world of Demeas -- Chapter 1: Making and breaking the gods: from Roman visual practices to Christian response -- Making the gods: Roman religion and visual practices -- Breaking the gods: Christian perspectives -- Chapter 2: The semantics of Christian response: pagan sculpture in the sacred spaces of Egypt -- Approaching Egypt -- Christian responses to pagan sculpture in Alexandria -- Christian responses to pagan sculpture in the Nile valley -- Embodied images: representation and response in Egypt -- Christian responses and the transformation of sacred space in Egypt -- Chapter 3: Re-imagining idols: Christian responses to pagan sculpture in the urban spaces of the near east -- Approaching the near east -- Christian response in environments of urban continuity: Palmyra and Scythopolis -- Displaying pagan statues in the contested cityscapes of the near east: Caesarea Maritima and beyond -- The end of the "statue habit" in the near east: pagan statues and bathing culture at Hammat Gader -- Conclusion: Christian response and the viewing culture of late antiquity
Control code
817268381
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
297 pages
Isbn
9788771240894
Lccn
2013400950
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), colored maps
System control number
(OCoLC)817268381
Label
Making and breaking the gods : Christian responses to pagan sculpture in Late Antiquity, Troels Myrup Kristensen
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-288) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Driving demons away: the world of Demeas -- Chapter 1: Making and breaking the gods: from Roman visual practices to Christian response -- Making the gods: Roman religion and visual practices -- Breaking the gods: Christian perspectives -- Chapter 2: The semantics of Christian response: pagan sculpture in the sacred spaces of Egypt -- Approaching Egypt -- Christian responses to pagan sculpture in Alexandria -- Christian responses to pagan sculpture in the Nile valley -- Embodied images: representation and response in Egypt -- Christian responses and the transformation of sacred space in Egypt -- Chapter 3: Re-imagining idols: Christian responses to pagan sculpture in the urban spaces of the near east -- Approaching the near east -- Christian response in environments of urban continuity: Palmyra and Scythopolis -- Displaying pagan statues in the contested cityscapes of the near east: Caesarea Maritima and beyond -- The end of the "statue habit" in the near east: pagan statues and bathing culture at Hammat Gader -- Conclusion: Christian response and the viewing culture of late antiquity
Control code
817268381
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
297 pages
Isbn
9788771240894
Lccn
2013400950
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), colored maps
System control number
(OCoLC)817268381

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