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Women and the Faith in Icons in Early Christianity

Judith Herrin

in Unrivalled Influence: Women and Empire in Byzantium

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153216
eISBN:
9781400845217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153216.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter discusses the place of icons in worship, their character, and the way they came to symbolize the holy and mediate between earth and heaven. In particular, as icons became a vivid focus ... More


Ritual, Demons, and Sacred Space

Martha Rampton

in Trafficking with Demons: Magic, Ritual, and Gender from Late Antiquity to 1000

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501702686
eISBN:
9781501735301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702686.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter considers how traffic with demons was so etched on some ritual forms of traditional Roman worship that either new rites had to be developed or the symbolic content of old rituals ... More


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