The Trophies of the Martyrs
An Art Historical Study of Early Christian Silver Reliquaries
By (author) Galit Noga-Banai
Normal Price: $248.95
Your Price: $224.06 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $24.89! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $11.20 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Trophies of the Martyrs by Galit Noga-Banai
Book DescriptionIn this pioneering study, the first of its kind, Galit Noga-Banai analyses silver reliquaries decorated with Christian figurative themes. She offers a clearer and more detailed picture of the beginnings of the cult of relics, which were an essential asset to the Church in its establishment of pilgrimage centres and local hagiographic heritage sites, first in Italy and later in other places around Europe and North Africa. At the same time, Noga-Banai highlights the identity of the objects as portable art, treating the reliquaries as visual historical testimonies. The book is illustrated with nearly 100 finely reproduced drawings and photographs.
Buy Trophies of the Martyrs book by Galit Noga-Banai from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780199217748
(252mm x 195mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 24-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Trophies of the Martyrs book by Galit Noga-Banai and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Galit Noga-Banai
Galit Noga-Banai is a teaching assistant in the Department of History of Art at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687