Marble Past, Monumental Present

Marble Past, Monumental Present

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This survey and synthesis of the structural and decorative uses of Roman remains, particularly marble, throughout the mediaeval Mediterranean, deals with the Christian West - but also Byzantium and Islam, each the inheritor of much Roman territory. It includes a 5000-image DVD.The book argues that marble-rich sites and cities around this lake were linked at various times and in varying degrees by trade, pilgrimage, war and diplomacy, as well as by the imperatives of religion - Venice to Alexandria, Damascus to ...

Title:Marble Past, Monumental Present
Author:Michael Greenhalgh
Publisher:BRILL - 2009


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