Mediální revoluce. Christianizace Evropy, Ravenna pátého století a jak obrazy mění dějiny

Title in English Media Revolution. The Christianization of Europe, Fifth Century Ravenna and How Images Change History


Year of publication 2021
Type Monograph
Description The book provides an analysis of the factors that led to the fundamental transformation of European society within the framework of Christianization. It focuses especially on the role of ritual, the significance of mosaic as a new visual medium, and the innovative visual forms of the fourth and fifth centuries. Based on the mosaic decoration of the Orthodox Baptistery in Ravenna, it offers a complex analysis of rituals and their perception in the present and in the past.

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