Tales from another Byzantium. Celestial journey and local community in the medieval Greek apocrypha . By Jane Baun. Pp. xii+461 incl. 14 ills and 11 tables. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. £55. 978 0 521 82395 1

@article{Magdalino2010TalesFA,
  title={Tales from another Byzantium. Celestial journey and local community in the medieval Greek apocrypha . By Jane Baun. Pp. xii+461 incl. 14 ills and 11 tables. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. £55. 978 0 521 82395 1},
  author={Paul Magdalino},
  journal={The Journal of Ecclesiastical History},
  year={2010},
  volume={61},
  pages={370 - 370}
}
  • P. Magdalino
  • Published 19 March 2010
  • History
  • The Journal of Ecclesiastical History
apocrypha. By Jane Baun. Pp. xii+461 incl. 14 ills and 11 tables. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. £55. 978 0 521 82395 1 JEH (61) 2010; doi :10.1017/S0022046909992806 The Apocalypse of the Theotokos and the Apocalypse of Anastasia have been crying out for proper study since 1981, when the late Evelyne Patlagean identified these apocryphal ‘ tours of hell ’ as important documents for the middle Byzantine religious mentality, thoroughly undeserving of the neglect into which they had… 

The case of the angels. the relevance of the research by classical scholar John Cuthbert Lawson (1874-1919) on modern Greek culture

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