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Author Hoek, Annewies van den.
Title Pottery, Pavements, and Paradise : Iconographic and Textual Studies on Late Antiquity.
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2013.

Series Vigiliae Christianae, Supplements
Vigiliae Christianae, Supplements.
Subject Christian art and symbolism -- To 500.
Christianity and culture -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Christian literature, Early -- History and criticism.
Pottery, Early Christian.
Pottery, Classical.
Alt Name Herrmann, John Joseph.
Description 1 online resource (604 pages).
Note Chapter Ten. Apocalyptic Themes in the Monumental and Minor Art of Early Christianity.
Summary New perspectives are provided on late antique cults, popular entertainment, and the decoration of Christian churches through a fresh look at Christian writings, popular ceramics, and elite works of mosaic, metalwork, and marble sculpture.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-459) and indexes.
Contents Paulinus of Nola, courtyards, and canthari : a second look / Annewies van den Hoek and John J. Herrmann, Jr. -- Thecla the beast fighter : a female emblem of deliverance in early Christian popular art / Annewies van den Hoek and John J. Herrmann, Jr. -- "Two men in white" : observations on an early Christian lamp from North Africa with the Ascension of Christ / John J. Herrmann, Jr. and Annewies van den Hoek -- Anicius Auchenius Bassus, African red slip ware, and the church / Annewies van den Hoek -- The sphinx : an Egyptian theological symbol in Clement of Alexandria / John J. Herrmann, Jr. and Annewies van den Hoek -- Clement of Alexandria, acrobats, and the elite / Annewies van den Hoek and John J. Herrmann, Jr. -- Celsus' competing heroes : Jonah, Daniel, and their rivals / Annewies van den Hoek and John J. Herrmann, Jr. -- Divine twins or saintly twins : the Dioscuri in an early Christian context / Annewies van den Hoek -- The saga of Peter and Paul : emblems of Catholic identity in Christian literature and art / Annewies van den Hoek -- Apocalyptic themes in the monumental and minor art of early Christianity / John J. Herrmann, Jr. and Annewies van den Hoek -- Odysseus wanders into late antiquity / Annewies van den Hoek -- Execution as entertainment : the Roman context of martyrdom / Annewies van den Hoek.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789004256934 (electronic bk.)
9004256938 (electronic bk.)
9789004255388 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9004255389 (hardback ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 99958469163
OCLC # 861081396
Link EBL
Additional Format Print version: Hoek, Annewies van den. Pottery, Pavements, and Paradise : Iconographic and Textual Studies on Late Antiquity. Leiden : BRILL, ©2013 9789004255388