Antonakos always understood the sempiternal significance of the icon (he was also a friend of the Jesuit Byzantinist
Thomas F Mathews).
There was his seat on Bute itself, Mount Stuart, that vast, introverted and sumptuous Gothic Revival palace by Robert Rowand Anderson; there was Falkland Palace, a fragment of a great Scots Renaissance pile, and nearby the House of Falkland, a rambling Early Victorian country house by William Burn which Bute equipped with a strange Arts and Crafts interior by his tame Byzantinist
, Robert Weir Schultz.
Peter) Megaw was a distinguished Byzantinist
and great singer of contemporary Greek songs.
though I am myself, it is refreshing to hear someone so robustly illuminating how harping on the "glories of Byzantium" is simply not sufficient to serve as a programme of Orthodox self-identity in the modern world.
With all his expertise regarding the Balkan Peninsula -- the author is a trained and published Byzantinist
, a student of G.
6) Sabas, however, was a "jolly builder," as the Byzantinist
Most of these Lears formerly belonged to the Byzantinist
Sir Steven Runciman (1903-2000), who also bequeathed Study of a Girl Walking, a sparkling drawing by Gainsborough from the late 1740s in black chalk with white heightening.
At that time David Talbot-Rice, a Byzantinist
, was not only a distinguished Professor of Art History in the University, but had excavated and published on the Great Palace in Constantinople and had written the first book on Byzantine glazed pottery.
Judith Herrin is a respected Byzantinist
, who has worked in the field for a number of years.
Ghosh usefully draws attention to the methodological connection between the rarely cited Essaisur l'etude de la litterature and the conception of general causes that underlies the Decline and Fall -- though, as Ghosh points out, echoing the judgement of his Byzantinist
and medievalist fellow contributors, "By fixing his attention on what was Roman.
Walter Kaegi is a bona fide Byzantinist
who is thoroughly at home with the early and middle periods in Byzantine history, a periodization made possible by these very conquests; hence, he can write professionally on their antecedents as well as their sequel.
This study will certainly remain the authority on the subject for some time and will be gladly welcomed by liturgists, Byzantinists
, and Eastern Christian theologians.