Synopses & Reviews
This book is the first to investigate a fascinating and important revival of interest in the Byzantine style of architecture and decoration in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Covering politics, religion and literature as well as the arts, this is an exemplary study of the cultural history of the Byzantine Revival of the 19th and early 20th centuries, providing real insight into the interplay of ideas and forms. 250 illustrations, 220 in full color.
A study of the revival of interest in the Byzantine style of architecture and decoration in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Bullen's narrative tells a vivid story of the colourful figures in Germany, Austria, France, Britain and America who reinterpreted Byzantium and its style.