ICS BiblioSelect: Art

Beckwith, John. Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1979.

Birk, Stine, Troels Myrup Kristensen, and Birte Poulsen, eds. Using Images in Late Antiquity. Oxford and Philadelphia: Oxbow, 2014.

Borg, Barbara E., ed.  A Companion to Roman Art. Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Malden, MA; Oxford; Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, 2015.

Bowes, Kimberley. "Christian images in the home." Antiquité Tardive 19 (2011): 171-190.

Brandt, Rasmus H. and Olaf Steen eds. Imperial Art as Christian Art – Christian Art as Imperial Art: Expression and Meaning in Art and Architecture from Constantine to Justinian. Roma: Bari Editore, 2001.

Carruthers, Mary.  The Craft of Thought: Meditation, Rhetoric, and the Making of Images, 400-1200. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Coleman, Kathleen M., ed.  Images for Classicists. Loeb classical monographs, 15. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Department of the Classics, 2015.  

Cumont, Franz. Recherches sur le symbolisme funéraire des Romains. Bibliotheca Cumontiana - Scripta Maiora (BICUMA), 4, eds. Janine Balty, Jean-Charles Balty. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2015.

D'Ambra, Eve, ed. Roman Art in Context: An Anthology. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1993.

Dresken-Weiland, Jutta. Bild, Grab und Wort: Untersuchungen zu Jenseitsvorstellungen von Christen des 3. und 4. Jahrhunderts. Regensburg, Germany: Schnell & Steiner, 2010.

Elsner, Jas R. Art and the Roman Viewer: The Transformation of Art from the Pagan World to Christianity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Elsner, Jas R. Imperial Rome & Christian Triumph: The Art of the Roman Empire AD 100-450. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Elsner, Jaś. “Archaeologies and Agendas: Reflections on Late Ancient Jewish Art and Early Christian Art.” JRS 93 (2003): 114-128.

Elsner, Jaś. “Inventing Christian Rome. The Role of Early Christian Art.” In C. Edwards and G. Woolf, eds., Rome the Cosmopolis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003, 71-99.

Elsner, Jas R. Roman Eyes: Visuality and Subjectivity in Art and Text. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007.

Elsner, Jaś and Michel Meyer, eds.  Art and Rhetoric in Roman Culture.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Engemann, Josef.  Römische Kunst in Spätantike und frühem Christentum bis Justinian.  Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2014.

Fine, Steven.  Art and Judaism in the Greco-Roman world: Toward a new Jewish archaeology. Cambridge, UK, and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2005.

Finney, Paul Corby, ed. Art, Archaeology and Architecture of Early Christianity. New York: Garland, 1993.

Finney, Paul Corby. The Invisible God: The Earliest Christians on Art. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Fleisher, Jens, John Lund, and Marjatta Nielsen eds.  Late Antiquity: Art in Context: 159-168. Copenhagen : Museum Tusculanum Press, University of Copenhagen, 2001.

Greatrex, Geoffrey and Hugh Elton, ed. Shifting Genres in Late Antiquity. Farnham; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2015.

Huskinson, J. M. Concordia Apostolorum: Christian Propaganda at Rome in the Fourth and Fifth Centuries: A Study in Early Christian Iconography and Iconology. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports, 1982.

Janes, Dominic. God and Gold in Late Antiquity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Jefferson, Lee M. and Robin M. Jensen, eds. Art of Empire: Christian Art in its Imperial Context. Baltimore: Project Muse, 2015; Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2015.

Jensen, Robin M. Understanding Early Christian Art. London and New York: Routledge, 2000.

Jensen, Robin M. The Substance of Things Seen: Art, Faith, and the Christian Community. Grand Rapids, Mich.: W.B. Eerdmans Pub., 2004.

Jensen, Robin M. Face to Face: Portraits of the Divine in Early Christianity. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2005.

Kessler Herbert L., and David Nirenberg, eds. Judaism and Christian Art: Aesthetic Anxieties from the Catacombs to Colonialism. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.

Koch, Guntram. Early Christian Art and Architecture: An Introduction. London: SCM Press, 1996.

Krautheimer, R., ed., Studies in Early Christian, Medieval and Renaissance Art.  New York: New York University Press, 1969.

Lapatin, Kenneth.  Luxus: The Sumptuous Arts of Greece and Rome. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2015.

Lazaridou, Anastasia, ed. Transition to Christianity: Art of Late Antiquity,3rd – 7th Century AD. New York: Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, 2011.

Leader-Newby, R. E. Silver and Society in Late Antiquity. Functions and Meanings of Silver Plate in the Fourth to Seventh Centuries. Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2004.

Leibner, Uzi, and Catherine Hezser, eds. Jewish Art in its Late Antique Context. Tuebingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016.

Levine, Lee I. Visual Judaism: Historical Contexts of Jewish Art. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2013.

Lowden, John. Early Christian and Byzantine Art. London: Phaidon, 1998.

MacCormack, Sabine. Art and Ceremony in Late Antiquity. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1981.

Murray, Sister Charles. Rebirth and Afterlife: A Study of the Transmutation of Some Pagan Imagery in Early Christian Funerary Art. Oxford: British Archaeology Reports, 1981.

Nasrallah, Laura. Christian Responses to Roman Art and Architecture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Prigent, Pierre. L’art des premiers chrétiens: L’héritage culturel et la foi nouvelle. Paris: Desclée de Brouwer, 1995.

Provoost, Arnold. De vroegchristelijke funeraire beeldtaal: met chronologisch repertorium van de catacombenschilderingen in Rome en van de vroegchristelijke sarcofagen. 3: Repertorium vanaf ca. 375. Leuven: KUL. Onderzoekseenheid archeologie, 2011.

Spier, Jeffrey, ed. Picturing the Bible: The Earliest Christian Art. New Haven/London/ Fort Worth: Yale University Press, 2007.

Urbano, Arthur. "Fashioning Witnesses “Hebrews” and “Jews” in Early Christian Art," in A Most Reliable Witness: Essays in Honor of Ross Shepard Kraemer, Susan Ashbrook Harvey, Nathaniel P. DesRosiers, Shira L. Lander, Jacqueline Z. Pastis & Daniel Ullucci, eds., Brown Judaic Studies, 358, Providence, 2015, 89-100.

Urbano, Arthur.  "Donation, Dedication and Damnatio Memoriae: The Catholic Reconciliation and the Church of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo in Ravenna," The Journal of Early Christian Studies, 13:1 (2005), 71-110.

Venit, Marjorie Susan.  Visualizing the Afterlife in the Tombs of Graeco-Roman Egypt. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016.  

Weitzmann, Kurt, ed. Age of Spirituality: Late Antique and Early Christian Art, Third to Seventh Century, 2d. ed.. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1979.