Journals Higher Education

Nectar and Illusion

Nature in Byzantine Art and Literature

Henry Maguire

Onassis Series in Hellenic Culture

  • Richly illustrated with a 16-page color insert and 73 black-and-white illustrations
  • Provides the first book-length study of the role of nature in Byzantine art
  • Puts forth a new interpretation of iconoclasm that considers nature-derived imagery as well as portrait icons