Item description for The Image of the Virgin Mary in the Akathistos Hymn (Medieval Mediterranean) by Leena Mari Peltomaa...
The Akathistos Hymn, the most famous work of Byzantine hymnography, has been enshrined in the Orthodox liturgy since the year 626. This study brings insights to the era which brought forth the hymn, and the metaphorical image of the Virgin becomes conceptually accessible to the modern-day reader.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.21" Width: 6.3" Height: 0.87" Weight: 1.32 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2001
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004120882 ISBN13 9789004120884