Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 July 2008

300 Pages | 4 pages of color plates, 48 pages of black & white plates

ISBN: 9780199217748

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The Trophies of the Martyrs

An Art Historical Study of Early Christian Silver Reliquaries

Galit Noga-Banai

Oxford Studies in Byzantium

  • The first full-length study of early Christian reliquaries
  • Generously illustrated with nearly 100 photographs and drawings
  • Explores the reliquaries' role in the growth of the Church's cult of relics