Encounter: The Mosaics in the Monastery of St. Catherine at Mount Sinai

Encounter: The Mosaics in the Monastery of St. Catherine at Mount Sinai

I first went to Sinai in March 1987, when I was an MA student at the Courtauld and wanted to do my master’s thesis on images of the Transfiguration in Byzantine art. The palaver of getting it all together was very complicated: applications for travel awards….

Jaś Elsner. “Encounter: The Mosaics in the Monastery of St. Catherine at Mount Sinai.” Gesta 55, no. 1 (Spring 2016).

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  1. WHAT A WORTHY CAUSE. STUDYING BYZANTINE MATERIAL CULTURE AND SPECIFICALLY HAGIOGRAPHY -ICONOGRAPHY FOLLOWING THE “FOOTSTEPS” OF DIONYSIUS OF FOURNA. BECAUSE IF YOU HAVE THE ORIGINAL SOURCES OF KNOWLEDGE YOU CAN REACH PERFECTION IN THIS VERY DEMANDING, DIFFICULT TASK. IF YOU PLEASE INCLUDE ME TO THIS CREATIVE CHALLENGE.I WILL TRY TO EMAIL TO YOU MY C.V. AND ALL THE RESEARCH PAPERS OF MINE NOT TO IMPRESS YOU BUT TO CONVINCE YOU OF MY STRONG WILL TO JOIN FOR MUTUAL BENEFIT.
    NICHOLAS HADJITHEODOROU, ARCHITECT,URBAN PLANNER, HAGIOGRAPHER

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    1. Dear Nicholas, I would love to see your C.V. Looking forward to talking soon,

      Colette Kalvemskaio, Director

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