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Les Princes Martyrs Boris et Gleb

Iconographie et Canonisation

£53.00
Author:
Victor Spinei
Publication Year:
2011
Language:
French
Paperback:
185pp. Illustrated throughout.
ISBN 10:
1407309021
ISBN:
9781407309026
BAR number:
S2319
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Description

BOOK 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.