A Byzantine Settlement in Cappadocia
Robert G. Ousterhout, Professor Department of the History of Art and Director of the Center for Ancient Studies Robert G Ousterhout
Dumbarton Oaks, 2005 - 474 Seiten
Based on four seasons of fieldwork, this book presents the results of the first systematic site survey of a region rich in material remains. From architecture to fresco painting, Cappadocia represents a previously untapped resource for the study of material culture and the settings of daily life within the Byzantine Empire.
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