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Byzantine art and diplomacy in an age of decline /

Cecily J. Hilsdale.

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Author: Hilsdale, Cecily J.
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Topics: Arts and diplomacy - Byzantine Empire. | Diplomatic gifts - Byzantine Empire. | HISTORY - Europe - General. | ART - History - General. | Diplomatie | Geschenk | Kunstwerk
Regions: Byzantine Empire - History - Palaeologi dynasty, 1259-1448. | Byzantine Empire - Foreign relations - Europe. | Europe - Foreign relations - Byzantine Empire. | Byzantine Empire. | Europe. | Byzantinisches Reich
Genres: Electronic books. | History.
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Introduction : the Imperial image as gift -- Part I. Adventus : the Emperor and the City. 1. The imperial image and the end of exile ; 2. Imperial thanksgiving : the commemoration of the Byzantine restoration of Constantinople ; 3. Imperial instrumentality: the serially struck Palaiologan image -- Part II. 'Atoms of Epicurus' : the Imperial Image as a Gift in an Age of Decline. 4. Rhetoric as diplomacy : imperial word, image, and presence ; 5. Wearing allegiances and the construction of a visual oikoumene ; Conclusion : the ends of empire.

Table of Contents for: Byzantine art and diplomacy in an age of