The continual interest of the Foundation and the Latsis Group of Companies in the field of arts, culture and history can, inter alia, be seen through grants for book publications available in this section.

The Survival of Byzantine Sacred Art

The Survival of Byzantine Sacred Art

Author : Vassilis Fotopoulos
Year Published : 1996
©Copyright : The Private Bank & Trust Company Limited
ISBN : 960-85776-0-8
Publisher : PERGAMOS S.A.
Pages : 322

The collection of post-Byzantine icons titled "After Byzantium: The Survival of Byzantine Art" was published in 1996 and includes icons from an important private collection. The edition does not seek to provide a synopsis of the Post-Byzantine religious period, but, nevertheless, it depicts characteristic samples of an important period in Orthodox religious art, during which Byzantine art played a crucial role in what is labelled today "European civilisation"