Angels and Eunuchs: The Beauty of Liminal Masculinity

@inproceedings{Hatzaki2009AngelsAE,
  title={Angels and Eunuchs: The Beauty of Liminal Masculinity},
  author={M. Hatzaki},
  year={2009}
}
  • M. Hatzaki
  • Published 2009
  • Art
  • The investigation of beauty as a physical trait, whether of a real-life individual or an imaginary character, as an aspect of the imperial body, or even as a feature of the suffering, dead or dying body, leads on to an examination of beauty in the context of an entirely different kind of ‘body’: a body that appears in Byzantine imagery and writing to be inherently linked to notions of liminality, being simultaneously physical and bodiless, gendered and sexless and above all beautiful — the body… CONTINUE READING
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