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XAIPE MAPIA annunciation imagery in the making

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The paper provides an overview of the earliest surviving images of the Annunciation. It demonstrates that the iconography of this scene went through a number of formative stages in early Christian period and this transformation is indicative of the changing perception of the event and the development of the theological tradition in relation to the theme of incarnation. In the 3rd and 4th centuries, images of the Annunciation are exceptionally rare, and the rendering of the scene is dependent ...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1484/J.IKON.4.2017005

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Brepols Publishers Publisher's website
Journal:
IKON Journal website
Volume:
10
Pages:
45-62
Publication date:
2017-09-01
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EISSN:
2507-041X
ISSN:
1846-8551
Source identifiers:
801882
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pubs:801882
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uuid:86ed5a8a-018d-494c-b6e1-c7819d0aaf75
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pubs:801882
Deposit date:
2017-11-30

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