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Beauty and the Male Body in Byzantium: Perceptions and Representations in Art and Text

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Beauty and the Beast looks into physical beauty in Byzantium, and reveals a quality with an unmistakable dark side. It is the curious dynamics of beauty in general, and male beauty in particular, that this book aims to unravel in a way that affects our perception of the (male) body in Byzantium and of beauty in the Byzantine world.
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published December 15th 2009 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published October 29th 2009)
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