Byzantinism and Romantic Hellenism

  title={Byzantinism and Romantic Hellenism},
  author={Cyril A. Mango},
  journal={Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes},
  pages={29 - 43}
  • C. Mango
  • Published 1 January 1965
  • History
  • Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes
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