Religion 2017-2018 - 9

San Lorenzo

A Florentine Church
Edited by Robert W. Gaston * Louis A. Waldman
This comprehensive, interdisciplinary collection illuminates
many previously unexplored aspects of the Basilica of San
Lorenzo's history, extending from its Early Christian foundation
to the modern era.
Villa I Tatti Series 2017 206 color illus., 134 halftones, 8 tables 768 pp.
$100.00 * £79.95 cloth 9780674975675

Painted Words

Nahua Catholicism, Politics, and Memory
in the Atzaqualco Pictorial Catechism
Elizabeth Hill Boone * Louise M. Burkhart * David Tavárez
Painted Words presents a facsimile, decipherment, and analysis
of a seventeenth-century pictographic catechism from colonial
Mexico, preserved as Fonds Mexicain 399 at the Bibliothèque
Nationale de France.
Dumbarton Oaks Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology Studies Series
2017 28 color illus., 3 line illus., 4 tables, 64-page color insert 400 pp.
$69.95 * £55.95 paper 9780884024187

Justinianic Mosaics of Hagia Sophia
and Their Aftermath
Natalia B. Teteriatnikov
The architectural jewel of Constantinople is the church of Hagia
Sophia (Holy Wisdom), constructed 532-537 ce. Although the
edifice built by Justinian remains almost intact, only some of
its original mosaics survive. In the first comprehensive study,
Natalia Teteriatnikov describes the original mosaic program of
the church and its restorations after the earthquake of 558.
Dumbarton Oaks Studies 2017 246 color illus., 44 halftones 378 pp.
$90.00 * £71.95 cloth 9780884024231

An Early Text on the History
of Rwa sgreng Monastery

The Rgyal ba'i dben gnas rwa sgreng gi bshad pa nyi ma'i 'od zer
of 'Brom Shes rab me lce
Edited by Maho Iuchi
This monograph is a study of the Rgyal ba'i dben gnas rwa
sgreng gi bshad pa nyi ma'i 'od zer (Rays of the Sun: A Statement
about Rwa sgreng Monastery, Hermitage of the Victor), which is
a newly discovered hand-written manuscript from the Fifth Dalai
Lama's private library at 'Bras spungs monastery, Lhasa. It is the
first known work devoted solely to Rwa sgreng monastery, the
mother monastery of the Bka' gdams school founded by 'Brom
ston Rgyal ba'i 'byung gnas (1005-1064) in 1057 after the death
of his master Atiśa (982-1054).
Harvard Oriental Series 2017 210 pp.
$40.00 * £31.95 cloth 9780674975569

800-405-1619 (US only)

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