treated in Andre Grabar’s great work, Martyrium — recherches sur le culte des reliques et Vart chritien antique; and since my remarks are bound to dwell mainly . André Nicolaevitch Grabar (July 26, – October 3, ) was an historian of Romanesque La Sainte Face de Laon (); Martyrium (, ); La Peinture byzantine (); Byzantine Painting: Historical and Critical Study ( . Martyrium: Recherches sur le Culte des Reliques et l’Art Chretien Antique ( Variorum reprint) (English and French Edition) [Andre Grabar] on

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Includes bibliographical references and index. Grabar has rendered to the study of Byzantine art. Petersburg in Novembera few days after the Bolsheviks seized power in the October Revolutionand completed his studies at OdessaUkraine, in Citing articles via Google Scholar. Open to the public. Grabar draws attention to the invention of the two themes of Christ Evergetes and Philanthropos under the Comnenes.

The studies of the Jewish sources of Early Christian art 61of Graeco-Oriental miniatures 62of thrones and of reliquaries open up related but independent fields of research. In an appreciation published first in Byzantion 92M. Sign In or Create an Account. Language French View all editions Prev Next edition 1 of 2.

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Grabar brings the principle of continuity into evidence: Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. Commentarii in epistulas Pauli. Petersburg then known as Petrograd in Subjects Reliques et reliquaires.


Teaching, Rhetoric, and Reception. But what appears small from a distance, such as a yoke of oxen seen from the peak of a great mountain, appears large near at hand.

André Grabar

He began his university studies in Kiev, moving to St. Historians had long been aware that the relationship was one of continuity, but curiously the implications for Byzantine art were only slowly grasped.

Most users should sign in with their email address. In personal contact with him what has always most impressed me is his flair for ‘reading’ a picture; this is the practical counterpart of his lifelong interest in the intelligible in art. Not only did the Christian emperors inherit and prolong the office and patronage of their pagan predecessors but the official representations of the emperor in art provided the models for a whole series of Christian subjects where Christ, as emperor of heaven, performed a celestial office analogous to that of the emperor on earth.

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It does not give sufficient attention to his profound knowledge of Byzantine theology, spirituality and liturgy, nor to the wide ranga of his acquaintance with the basic material of art history. Grabar was one andree the 20th-century founders of the study of the art and icons of the Eastern Roman Empire, adopting a synthetic approach embracing history, theology and interactions with the Islamic world.

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None of your libraries hold this item. Grabar relates the illustrations not only to the liturgical text but also to contemporary programmes of monumental decoration. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links Australian National University Library. This single location in Tasmania: The renewed interest and accessibility in the art and monuments of eastern Europe after World War II helped Grabar’s work reach a vast scholarly audience, particularly in the United States which was undergoing a methodological shift.


Grabar’s fifty years of intense intellectual activity have by no means been restricted to Early Christian and Byzantine art. A Study of Its Origins.

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Open to the public R N Deciding that he did not have sufficient talent he turned to the study of art history, although he remained an amateur painter. Notes Reprint of the ed. The harmony and perfection of the Empire remained an ideal which was realized perhaps only in the ceremonies of the court. Born in Ukraine and educated in the Russian Empirehe spent his career in BulgariaFrance and the United Statesand wrote all his papers in French.

De gener atione luminaruni, PG 29, Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Nevertheless it provides the means of constructing a language in which to describe the nature and distinguish the categories of Byzantine art. Open to the public ; NA