Her discussion of objects leads to questions not otherwise asked and thus to new insights about the function of images. Almost every scholar interested in this period of Mediterranean history will come away with something for his or her own work.
Cecily J. Hilsdale. Byzantine Art and Diplomacy in an Age of Decline. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014.
From The Medieval Review (TMR). Review by Rebecca W. Corrie, Bates College