Some artistic aspects of Late Medieval Georgian Mitres

  • Eka Berelishvili Shalva Amiranashvili Museum of Fine Arts
Keywords: Medieval Ages, Georgian Mitres

Abstract

A mitre is one of the main components of a bishop’s apparel, and isthought to have originated from the Byzantine emperor’s crown. Accordingto Christian tradition, the mitre symbolizes Christ’s crown of thorns. This article aims to illustrate specific features of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century mitre decorations and to analyze their symbolic meaning.

 

 

 

How to Cite
BerelishviliE. (1). Some artistic aspects of Late Medieval Georgian Mitres. KADMOS, 1(4), 7-36. Retrieved from https://kadmos.iliauni.edu.ge/index.php/kadmos/article/view/112
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