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This research guide provides resources for the study of Middle Eastern antiquities and artifacts in museum collections and support for FAH496..

Visual Resource Librarian

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Harriet Sonne de Torrens
Dr. H. Sonne de Torrens, Email:
Librarian, Visual Resource Library, Communications, Culture and Technology Building
University of Toronto Mississauga, 3359 Mississauga Road North
Mississauga, Ontario L5L 1C6, Canada.


Age of Spirituality: Late Antique and Early Christian Art, Third to Seventh Century. Catalogue of an Exhibition, 1977-1978. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

British Library. Online Sacred Texts

Early Christian. The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture, 2012-01-01; Oxford University Press.

Early Christian Manuscripts. The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture. 2012. Oxford University Press.

Early Christian and Byzantine Art, John Beckwith. Yale University Press, 1986.

Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art. Mark D. Ellison, 1968- editor.; Robin Margaret Jensen. Routledge, an imprint of Taylor and Francis, 2018.

Symbols-Symbolism: Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity, 2014. ONLINE EBSCOhost Ebooks

Early Christian Iconography

Christian Iconography: A Study of Its Origins, Andre Grabar, Princeton University Press, 1980

Josephus, Judea, and Christian Origins: Methods and Categories. Steve Mason, Henrickson, 2009.