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Protecting the paintings of the center Byzantine interval (843-1261 AD), this e-book demonstrates its large variety and effect via 17 scholarly essays. those are followed through descriptions and color reproductions of over four hundred items, in addition to photographs of architectural websites far and wide japanese Europe.

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