Towards a Comparative Framework for Research on the Long Cycle in Ethiopic Gospels: Some Preliminary Observations

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Gnisci, Jacopo;
  • Publisher: Universit├Ąt Hamburg, Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies
  • Journal: Aethiopica (issn: 2194-4024, eissn: 1430-1938)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15460/aethiopica.20.1.972
  • Subject: Ethiopian Studies, Manuscript Studies; Art history | Ethiopian Art; iconography; manuscript illumination; Bible; Solomonic | ddc:090 | ddc:220 | ddc:700

This article argues that it is possible to improve our understanding of Ethiopian manuscript illumination of the early Solomonic period by adopting a systematic comparative approach. It does so by presenting a case study which analyses and compares the iconography of tw... View more