BULGARIAN ICONS 9TH-15 TH CENTURY THE BULGARIAN CHRISTIAN ART TROUGH THE AGES. ICONS FROM BULGARIA 9Th - 15Th CENTURY
by Prof. Dr. Pricked Luben ISBN 954-90587-6-x First edition,78 pages, size 9 1/4 by 6 1/4 inches, soft cover, Sofia 2000 ,text in English and Bulgarian. Selection of the most popular and precious Bulgarian icons of the period 9th 15th century 53 beautiful color illustrations and 7 black and white. In Bulgaria the creation of icons dates from the 9th century with the establishment of Christianity as official state religion, all this adopted and influenced by Byzantium. In this edition youll find the best examples of the original glazed ceramic painting, double-sided icons, masterful silver repose covered icons, the masterpieces from the Paleology period /13th -15th c. / Great reference material for the experts and great book for everybody who simply wants to know more about these times, the history, the people and their religion and art.