Publications/Apr 8, 2016

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

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

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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