Concise, critical reviews of books, exhibitions, and projects in all areas and periods of art history and visual studies

Early Christian/Byzantine Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2006

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Anderson, Benjamin, "The Fixed Stars in Carolingian, Byzantine and Umayyad Art" (Bryn Mawr, D. Kinney)

Anguelova, Vessela, "Place as Spiritual Experience in Middle and Late Byzantine Art" (Penn State, A. Cutler)

Badamo, Heather, "Among Byzantines and Muslims: Medieval Coptic Representations of Military Saints, ca. 650–1300 CE" (Michigan, T. Thomas)

Bare, Ceil, "Achilles and the Roman Aristocrat: The Ambrosian Iliad as a Social Statement in the Late Antique Period" (FSU, C. Hahn)

Bogdanovic, Jelena, "TO KIβ ΩPION. The Framing of Sacred Space in the Byzantine Tradition" (Princeton, S. Ćurčić)

Camerlenghi, Nicola, "Unraveling the Palimpsest: The Basilica of San Paolo fuori le mura in Rome (9th to 19th Century)" (Princeton, S. Ćurčić)

Clark, Travis, "Imaging the Cosmos: The Christian Topography by Cosmas Indicopleustes" (Temple, E. Bolman)

Dalgic, Orgu, "Late Antique Floor Mosaics of Constantinople before the Great Palace" (IFA/NYU, T. Mathews)

Drpic, Ivan, "Nous and Techne: Epigrams on Art in Late Byzantium" (Harvard, I. Kalavrezou)

Fulghum Heintz, Mary, "The Transitive Form: Textiles as Transmitters of Power in the Middle Ages" (Harvard, I. Kalavrezou)

Gannaway, Ethan, "The 'Cubiculum Leonis' in the Catacomb of Commodilla at Rome" (Missouri, M. Rautman)

Gittings, Elizabeth, "The Ideology and Aesthetics of Architecture in the Early Christian Mosaics of the Rotunda in Thessaloniki" (Harvard, I. Kalavrezou)

Marsengill, Katherine, "Portrait and Icon: Between Reality and Holiness in Byzantium" (Princeton, S. Ćurčić)

Methric, Timothy, "Art, Identity, and Coinage in 5th- and 6th-Century Thessaloniki" (Indiana, Bloomington, W. E. Kleinbauer)

Mihaljevic, Marina, "Constantinopolitan Architecture of the Comnenian Era (1081–1180) and Its Impact on the Balkans" (Princeton, S. Ćurčić)

O’Brien, Maureen, "Art and Text in the Vienna Genesis" (UNC Chapel Hill, D. Verkerk, J. Folda)

Payne, Stephanie, "Forming Friendship and Fraternity in Byzantine Monasticism: Illustrating The Romance of Barlaam and Joasaph from the Eleventh to Thirteenth Centuries" (UT Austin, G. Peers)

Ratliff, Brandie, "Image and Relic at Byzantine Pilgrimage Sites" (Columbia, S. Murray, H. Klein)

Schenk, Kära, "Returning the Zion: The Narrative of the Dura-Europos Synagogue Frescoes" (Johns Hopkins, H. Maguire)

Schilb, Henry D., "Byzantine Identity and Its Patrons: Embroidered Epitaphioi and Aeres of the Palaiologan and Post-Byzantine Periods" (Indiana, Bloomington, W. E. Kleinbauer)

Sponsler, Jessica, "Contextualizing the Iconography of the Christological Cycle in the Gerona Beatus" (UNC Chapel Hill, D. Verkerk)

Stewart, Charles A., "Domes of Heaven: The Domed Basilicas of Cyprus" (Indiana, Bloomington, W. E. Kleinbauer)