The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology, 3 Volumes
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* A first-of-its-kind reference covering late antique and early Christian art. Featuring more than 1,400 entries from 400 archaeologists, historians, epigraphers, and theologians, this lavishly illustrated A-to-Z masterwork provides a basic orientation to early Christian architecture, sculpture, painting, mosaic, and portable artifacts created between A.D. 200 and 600 in Africa, Asia, and Europe. 1800 pages total, three hardcovers.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 1800
Vendor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Publication Date: 2016
Dimensions: 11.00 X 8.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0802838111
ISBN-13: 9780802838117

Publisher's Description

Splendid, monumental reference work, authoritative and lavishly illustrated

More than 400 distinguished scholars, including archaeologists, art historians, historians, epigraphers, and theologians, have written the 1,455 entries in this monumental encyclopedia—the first comprehensive reference work of its kind.

From Aachen to Zurzach, Paul Corby Finney's three-volume masterwork draws on archaeological and epigraphic evidence to offer readers a basic orientation to early Christian architecture, sculpture, painting, mosaic, and portable artifacts created roughly between AD 200 and 600 in Africa, Asia, and Europe.

Clear, comprehensive, and richly illustrated, this work will be an essential resource for all those interested in late antique and early Christian art, archaeology, and history.

Author Bio

Paul Corby Finney is professor emeritus of ancient history at the University of Missouri, St. Louis. His works include editing Seeing beyond the Word: Visual Arts and the Calvinist Tradition(Eerdmans, 1999) and The Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology (Eerdmans, 2010). Dr. Finney resides and works in Princeton, New Jersey.

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