Heraclius, Byzantine Imperial Ideology, and the David Plates

  title={Heraclius, Byzantine Imperial Ideology, and the David Plates},
  author={Suzanne Spain Alexander},
  pages={217 - 237}

The numismatic iconography of the period of iconomachy (610-867)

This thesis considers the use of numismatic imagery in the Byzantine Empire during the period 610-867, with its main focus centred in the period 685-842. Though charting the iconographic trends

The Roman Context of Early Islam

Abstract The article tries to contribute to a more concrete embedding of early Islam into the context of late antique, in particular late Roman history. It takes its starting point in a description

Relics, Images, and Christian Apotropaic Devices in the Roman-Persian Wars (4th-7th Centuries)

This paper analyses the military use of holy relics, images, and other Christian apotropaic devices in the Roman-Persian wars. I examine a wide range of literary evidence from the 4th to the 7th

The Role and the Place of the Speeches in the Work of Theophylact Simocatta

Powyższy artykuł poświęcony został analizie mów (tzn. wypowiedzi w ora­tio recta) w Historii powszechnej Teofilakta Symokatty, najważniejszym dziele historiografii bizantyńskiej pierwszej połowy VII

¿El Emperador Heraclio como nuevo David? La iconografía de los Platos Bizantinos de Chipre frente a las fuentes escritas

The “Cyprus Plates” or “David Plates” have been the focus of significant researches and academic quarrels. The main issue is whether these plates, made at the time of Heraclius (610-641), can be


The analysis of the Aχειροποίητος monastery shows the superimposition of different buildings: a domed church with a central plan, built in late Byzantine times over the ruins of an early Christian

Adversus Iudaeos in the Sermon Written by Theodore Syncellus on the Avar Siege of AD 626

A sermon attributed to Theodore Syncellus (Theodoros Synkellos) is considered as one of the basic sources for the study of the Avar siege of Constantinople in AD 626. Therefore, the most historians

Depictions of power in the imperial art of the early Macedonian Emperors: Basil I, Leo VI and Alexander

The last comprehensive study of Byzantine imperial art was published in 1936 and there have been surprisingly few investigations of the art of the Macedonian Dynasty, despite their reputation as

Herakles – Herakleios – Christus. Georgios Pisides und der kosmorhýstes

  • Mischa Meier
  • Antike Mythologie in christlichen Kontexten der Spätantike
  • 2015
In den Jahren um 630 – nach dem byzantinischen Sieg über die Sāsāniden, aber noch vor dem Beginn der Auseinandersetzungen mit den muslimischen Arabern – verfasste Theophylakt Simokates sein