Ikons and Iconography
Obviously very incomplete.
See also Iconoclasm;
Reflexions sur l'Iconostase, (undated).
From Le Monde des Icones,
Neuchatel: Ides et Calendes, n.d.
- Jim Forest:
Praying with Icons, (1997).
Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1997.
Numerous interesting talks and articles by a well-known
--- Aidan Hart
- Kenneth Parry:
Depicting the Word --
Byzantine Iconophile Thought of the
Eighth and Ninth Centuries, (1996).
Leiden: Brill, 1996.
- I. P. Sheldon-Williams:
The Philosophy of Icons, (1967).
Chapter 33 of
The Cambridge History of Later Greek and
Early Medieval Philosophy
edited by A. H. Armstrong,
The Ethos of Liturgical Art.
Chapter from The Freedom of Morality,
Crestwood: SVS, 1984.
--- Blagovest Bells
- St. Andrew of Crete:
De SS. Imaginum Veneratione.
(On the Veneration of the Holy Ikons)
- St. Leontius of Neapolis in Cyprus:
Contra Judæos et de imaginibus
(Against the Jews, and On Images ).
Sermons. The one on images is important
in presenting, well in advance of the iconoclast
controversy, a powerful theological
defence of ikons.
- ABOUT: History: Judaism:
- Bezalel Narkiss:
"Living the Dead Became": The
Prophet Elijah as a Holy Image in Early
Jewish Art, (1995).
In D. Mouriki et al., eds.,
Byzantine East, Latin West,
Princeton University Dept. of Art and Archaeology, 1995.
Mainly about the iconography of the Dura Europos
- ABOUT: History: Pre-Schism West:
- ABOUT: History: Soviet Era:
- Andrew L. Jenks:
Russia in a Box, (2005).
Northern Illinois University, 2005.
About how after the Revolution iconographers became "palekh masters",
creating wooden boxes decorated with secular and folkloric
- ABOUT: History: XX Century:
- Images of the Saviour:
- [Roman Catholic Bishop] Christoph
God's Human Face -- The Christ Icon,
San Francisco: Ignatius, 1994.
- Images of the Theotokos:
- Sitka Ikon:
- Valaam Ikon:
- Zoögraphou Ikon:
An ikon which survived the destruction of the
monastery by the Catalans in mediæval times.
--- St. John's Cathedral, DC
Ikons of Saints:
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