The series brings the insights of art, archaeology and text to create a new cultural history of Byzantium. Studies in all three of the disciplines are invited but especially those works which bring together the three disciplines to create something new. The series includes some comparative works with neighbouring subjects such as classics, medieval studies, Islamic studies, Ottoman studies, Renaissance studies, Modern Greek studies, to allow Byzantine studies to be infused with new energy and to respond to its neighbours.
For further information about contributing to the series please contact Michael Greenwood at Routledge ([email protected]).
By Niamh Bhalla
August 26, 2021
Experiencing the Last Judgement opens up new ways of understanding a Byzantine image type that has hitherto been considered largely uniform in its manifestations and to a great extent frightening, coercive and paralysing. It moves beyond a purely didactic understanding of the Byzantine image of the...