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HART 238: Asian Christ African Zion (Art History: Givans)

Course:
HART 238: Asian Christ African Zion
Institution:
MassArt
Instructor:
Givans, Duncan
Department:
Art History

Items

On reserve at a library:
  1. Africa and Byzantium / Andrea Myers Achi.
  2. African Zion : the sacred art of Ethiopia / catalogue by Marilyn Heldman with Stuart C. Munro-Hay ; essays by Donald E. Crummey [and others] ; edited by Roderick Grierson.
  3. Cave church of Paul the Hermit at the monastery of St. Paul, Egypt / edited by William Lyster.
  4. Lalibela : wonder of Ethiopia : the monolithic churches and their treasures / Jacques Mercier and Claude Lepage ; [translation from the French by Jennifer White-TheĢvenot and Jane Degeorges].
  5. Medieval kingdoms of Nubia : pagans, Christians and Muslims along the Middle Nile / Derek A. Welsby.
  6. Monastic visions : wall paintings in the Monastery of St. Antony at the Red Sea / edited by Elizabeth S. Bolman ; photography by Patrick Godeau.
  7. Multitude of all peoples : engaging ancient Christianity's global identity / Vince L. Bantu.
  8. Red Monastery church : beauty and asceticism in upper Egypt / edited by Elizabeth S. Bolman.
  9. Treasures in Heaven : Armenian illuminated manuscripts / edited by Thomas F. Mathews and Roger S. Wieck.
Available online:
  1. (Gilman) Christians in Asia before 1500
    Link to ebook
  2. (Gnisci) "Constructing Kingship in Early Solomonic Ethiopia: The David and Solomon Portraits in the Juel-Jensen Psalter" from The Art Bulletin, v. 102, no. 4 2020
    Link to article
  3. (Gulacsi) "A Manichaean "Portrait of the Buddha Jesus": Identifying a Twelfth- or Thirteenth-Century Chinese Painting from the Collection of Seiun-Ji Zen Temple" from Artibus Asiae, v. 69, no. 1 (2009)
    Link to article
  4. (Gulacsi) "The Life of Jesus According to the Diatessaron in Early Manichaean Art and Text" from Bulletin of the Asia Institute, New Series, v. 22 (2008)
    Link to article
  5. (Gulacsi/Beduhn) "Picturing Mani's Cosmology: An Analysis of Doctrinal Iconography on a Manichaean Hanging Scroll from 13th/14th-Century Southern China" from Bulletin of the Asia Institute, New Series, v. 25 (2011)
    Link to article
  6. (Heldman) "Metropolitan Bishops as Agents of of Artistic Interaction between Egypt and Ethiopia during the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries" from Interactions.
    Link to PDF
  7. (Hunt) "Artistic Interchange in Old Cairo in the Thirteenth to Early Fourteenth Century: The Role of Painted and Carved Icons" from Interactions.
    Link to PDF
  8. (Jeudy) " Masterpieces of Medieval Coptic Woodwork in their Byzantine and Islamic Contexts: A Typological and Iconographical Study" from Interactions.
    Link to PDF
  9. (Maranci) The Art of Armenia
    Link to ebook
  10. (Nersessian) Treasures from the Ark: 1700 years of Armenian Christian art.
    Link to ebook
  11. (Phillipson) Ancient Churches of Ethiopia - PDF of book.
    Link to request form