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The Framing of Sacred Space

The Framing of Sacred Space: The Canopy and the Byzantine Church
Author: Jelana Bogdanovic
Published: Oxford University Press, 2017
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The Framing of Sacred Space (Oxford University Press) offers the first study of canopies and their function as symbolic units in Byzantine churches. Canopies were architectural objects that provided design integrity, but they were also seen as bridge between the physical and the transcendental realms.

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