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The Art of the Icon

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The traditional religious icons of Eastern Europe are more than mere symbols of faith and objects of worship. They rank among some of Europe’s great pictorial images, a highly stylized form that was perpetuated for generations, dating back to the earliest days of formalized Christianity. The book – with stunning illustrations evoking the visual impact of its sacred subject

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Hardcover, 96 pages
Published November 30th 2006 by Barnes & Noble
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Nigel Cawthorne is an Anglo-American writer of fiction and non-fiction, and an editor. He has written more than 80 books on a wide range of subjects and has contributed to The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph Daily Mail and The New York Times. He has appeared on television and BBC Radio 4's Today programme.

Many of Nigel Cawthorne's books are compilations of popular history, without footnotes, referen
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