16894Re: [orthodox-synod] Getty to display religious icons from Mt. Sinai (St. Cat...
- Jun 1, 2006In a message dated 5/31/2006 11:21:43 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
A Byzantine monastery will loan 53 objects for a fall showing called 'the
experience of a lifetime' by one organizer.
Dear in-Christ all!
This display was also part of the Met's show on Byzantium last year, and is
stunning. A significant part of the collection is quite curious:
Latin-inscribed iconography. One needs to remember that St Catherine was under the
protection of the Latin Patriarch for centuries. These so-called Crusader icons
are absolutely amazing.
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