BYZANTIUM AND ISLAM: Age of Transition, 7th-9th Century
Exhibition catalog. Explores the epochal transformations and unexpected continuities in the Byzantine Empire from the seventh to the ninth century. When the Christian and Jewish communities of North Africa and the eastern Mediterranean encountered the emerging Islamic world, a cross-fertilization of cultures began a dialogue between the rich array of Byzantine styles and the emerging Islamic aesthetic. Well illustrated in color.
Size: 9½x12¼ inches
Item #: 3928365