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Program of the Dumbarton Oaks Symposium on the Church of the Holy Apostles in Constantinople of April 22–24, 1948 (photocopy)

MS.BZ.019-03-01-050
Program of the Dumbarton Oaks Symposium on the Church of the Holy Apostles in Constantinople of April 22–24, 1948 (photocopy)

The idea for a symposium dedicated to the church of the Holy Apostles took shape in 1947, when Sirarpie der Nersessian suggested in a letter to Albert M. Friend that the next Dumbarton Oaks symposium should be dedicated to the lost monument. Der Nersessian also stressed the importance of giving the younger members of the research group, namely Paul Underwood and Glanville Downey, a chance to speak alongside senior scholars. As the symposiarch, Der Nersessian gave a paper on ninth-century mosaic decoration. The program also included Francis Dvornik and Milton Anastos, who discussed the intellectual and theological background of the Holy Apostles.

 

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The Nea (Ekklesia) of Basil I (in) Constantinople
The Nea (Ekklesia) of Basil I (in) Constantinople

Sketch from a notebook by Albert M. Friend. MS.BZ.019-03-01-054.

Date of mosaics of H(oly) A(postles)
Date of mosaics of H(oly) A(postles)

Notes by Albert M. Friend. MS.BZ.019-03-02-068.

Section of the church of the Holy Apostles and iconography of central dome
Section of the church of the Holy Apostles and iconography of central dome

Notes and sketches from a notebook by Albert M. Friend, Spring 1948. MS.BZ.019-03-02-066.

Arrangement of the iconography in the northern arm and dome of the church of the Holy Apostles
Arrangement of the iconography in the northern arm and dome of the church of the Holy Apostles

Sketch from a notebook by Albert M. Friend. MS.BZ.019-03-02-063.

Christ Pantokrator
Christ Pantokrator

Photographs from Albert M. Friend’s research material. MS.BZ.019-03-01-054.

Transfiguration (Metamorphosis)
Transfiguration (Metamorphosis)

Photograph from Albert M. Friend’s research material. MS.BZ.019-03-01-049.

Transfiguration (Metamorphosis) Dome
Transfiguration (Metamorphosis) Dome

Reproduction of a preparatory sketch by Paul A. Underwood. MS.BZ.019-03-01-057.

Letter from Paul A. Underwood to Albert M. Friend, no date
Letter from Paul A. Underwood to Albert M. Friend, no date

MS.BZ.019-03-02-071

Verses of Constantine of Assicrety on Rhodes
Verses of Constantine of Assicrety on Rhodes

Translation by Glanville Downey. MS.BZ.018.

The Architecture of Justinian’s Church of the Holy Apostles, Part I (photocopy)
The Architecture of Justinian’s Church of the Holy Apostles, Part I (photocopy)

Conference paper by Paul A. Underwood. MS.BZ.019-03-01-050.

Program of the Dumbarton Oaks Symposium on the Church of the Holy Apostles in Constantinople of April 22–24, 1948 (photocopy)
Program of the Dumbarton Oaks Symposium on the Church of the Holy Apostles in Constantinople of April 22–24, 1948 (photocopy)

MS.BZ.019-03-01-050