Les Princes Martyrs Boris et Gleb

Iconographie et Canonisation

£44.00
S2319
9781407309026
Victor Spinei
2011
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Description

An art historical/contextual study of various representations of the Russian/Ukrainian saints Boris and Gleb, the first saints to be canonized after the country’s Christianization. They were martyred between 1015-19 and buried in the Vyshhorod Cathedral.They are traditionally represented as two young princes, holding either a martyr’s cross or armed with swords or spears.