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Title Byzantine gardens and beyond / Helena Bodin & Ragnar Hedlund (eds).

Published Uppsala : Uppsala Universitet, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  712.09495 BYZA    AVAILABLE
Physical description 256 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Series Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Studia Byzantina Upsaliensia, 0283-1244 ; 13
Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Studia Byzantina Upsaliensia ; 13. 0283-1244
Notes International conference proceedings.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-249) and index.
Contents Nature Controlled by Artistry, The Poetics of the Literary Garden in Byzantium / Ingela Nilsson -- Gardens of the Byzantine World / Antony Littlewood -- A Homeric Garden in Tenth-Century Constantinople : John Geometres' Rhetorical Ekphraseis of his Estate / Kristoffel Demoen -- "Paradise in a Cave" : The Garden of the Theotokos in Byzantine Hymnography / Helena Bodin -- The Vanished Gardens of Byzantium : Gardening, Visual Culture, and Devotion in the Byzantine Orthodox Tradition / Jorgen Bakke -- Guarding and Gardening : Syria from Byzantine to Islamic Rule / Olof Heilo -- The Terrestrial Paradise : The Garden as a Topos in Russian Medieval Culture / Per-Arne Bodin -- Beyond Byzantium : Swedish Medieval Herbalism and Plant Names / Inger Larsson -- White and Red Lilies from Constantinople : "Lilium album Byzantinum" and "Lilium rubrum Byzantinum" / Kjell Lundquist.
Other author Bodin, Helena, 1964- editor of compilation.
Hedlund, Ragnar, editor of compilation.
Subject Gardens, Byzantine -- Byzantine Empire -- History -- Congresses.
Byzantine Empire -- Civilization -- Congresses.
ISBN 9789155486273 (pbk.)
9155486274 (pbk.)