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      Apocicon: Bibliography

Veronica and the Sudarium, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, L58 sup., Gospel of Pseudo-Matthew and Infancy Gospel of Thomas, fol. 67ro.

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The Bibliographical information in Apocicon is by no means exhaustive.  Its main purpose is to attempt to direct the user to a photograph of the image.

David R. Cartlidge and J. Keith Elliott, Art and the Christian Apocrypha, London and New York: Routledge, 2001

THE TEXTS OF EARLY CHRISTIAN APOCRYPHA (Our references are mainly based on Elliott)

     E. A. Wallis Budge, The Contending of the Apostles, 2 vols.  London: Henry Frowde, 1898,      1901.  The second volume contains English translations of the Ethiopic texts.

     Mary Clayton, The Apocryphal Gospels of Mary in Anglo-Saxon England. Cambridge:      Cambridge University Press, 1998     


     J.  K. Elliott, The Apocryphal New Testament: A Collection of Apocryphal Christian      Literature in an English Translation. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993

     M. R. James,  The Apocryphal New Testament. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1924-1963

     W. Schneemelcher, New Testament Apocrypha. 2 vols. transl. R. McL. Wilson. Cambridge      and Louisville: Westminster Press, 1991, 1993

     R. A. Lipsius and M. Bonnet, Acta Apostolorum Apocrypha. 3 vols. Leipzig (1891, 1898,      1893); reprinted Hildesheim, 1959

     For a catalogue of the ancient texts and their publication: Mavritii Geerard, Clavis      Apocryphorum Novi Testamenti. Corpus Christianorum. Brepols, 1992.


     Fernand Cabrol, Henri Leclercq, and Henri-Irene Marrou, Dictionnaire d'archeologie      chretienne et de liturgie. 15 vols. Paris, 1908-55    

    Ulrich Fabricius,  Die Legende in Bild des ersten Jahrtausends der Kirche: Der Einfluss der     Apokryphen und Pseudepigraphen auf die altchristliche und byzantinische Kunst.      Kassel:     Onckken Verlag, 1956 (discusses both Old Testament and Early Christian Apocrypha)

     The Index of Christian Art. Princeton University, Princeton, N.J. (Copies of the Index are      also at Utrecht, Berkeley, Dumbarton Oaks, and the Vatican.) This collection is unique and      indispensible. Substantial use requires a visit to one of the venues.  However, the staff will do      limited searching.

     Elzbieta Jastrzebowska, Bild und Wort: das Marienleben und die Kindheit Jesu in der      christlichen Kunst vom 4. bis 8. Jh. und ihre apokryphen Quellen (Warsaw, 1992).      Habilitatsionsschrift for the Institut of Archaeology and the University of Warsaw, in      typescript.  No figures; but gives reference to images in the notes.  Contains what claims to be      an exhaustive catalog of the art.

     George Kaftal, Iconography of the Saints . . .( in Italy).  Four volumes: The Paintings of      Tuscany,  Central and South Italy, North East Italy, North West Italy.  Firenze: Casa Editrice      le Lettere, 1978-1986

          Iconography of the Saints in Tuscan Painting (1952)

          Iconography of Saints in the Painting of North East Italy (1978)

          Iconography of Saints in the Painting of North West Italy (1985)

          Iconography of the Saints in Central and South Italian Schools of Painting                (1986)

     Karl Kuenstle, Ikonographie der christlichen Kunst, 2 vols. (Freiburg im Breisgau, 1926-28)

     Louis Reau, Iconographie de l'art chretien, 3 vols.  Paris, 1955-59 (no images; sometimes      cryptic references)

     Gertrud Schiller, Ikonographie der Christlichen Kunst, Five volumes, plus Index Volume.  

     Guetersloher: Gerd Mohn, 1966-1991.  The first two volumes are also in English: Greenwich,           CT: New York Graphic Society, Ltd.  The numbering for figures is the same in both the           English and the German editions.

    J. E. Weis-Liebersdorf, Christus- und Apostelbilder: Einfluss der Apokryphen auf die     aeltesten Kunsttypen. Freiburg im Breisgau, 1902 (very few images)

Specialized Publications also contain a wealth of information on the materials.

     Adam Bartsch, Le Pentre graveur, 21 vols., nouvelle edition, Leipzig, 1866, Duerer, vol. VII.

     F. W. Deichmann, G. Bovini, H. Brandenburg, Repertorium der christliche-antiken      Sarkophage, I, Rom und Ostia. Deutsches Archaeologisches Institut, 1967

     Erich Dinkler, "Die Ersten Petrusdarstellungen: Ein archaeologischer Beitrag zur Geschichte

     des Petrusprimates" in Marburger Jahrbuch, Bd. 11, p. 1-80

     M. R. James, The Apocalypse in Art. The Schweich Lectures of the British Academy.

     London, 1927

     Jacqueline Lafontaine-Dosogne, Iconographie de l'enfance de la Vierge dans l'empire

     byzantin et en Occident. Brussels, 1964-65 (second edition with some additions, 1992)

      idem. "Iconography of the Cycle of the Life of the Virgin" and "Iconography of the Cycle of

     the Infancy of Christ" both in Underwood, The Kariye Djami, 4 vols. Bollinger Series LXX,

     New York, 1966, pp. 163ff; 195ff.

     Elizabeth Struthers Malbon, The Iconography of  the Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus.

     Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1990

     Claudia Nauerth and Ruediger Warns, Thekla: Ihre Bilder in der fruechristlichen Kunst.

     Wiesbaden, 1981


     Thomas Ohlgren, Insular and Anglo-Saxon Illuminated Manuscripts: An Iconographic      Catalogue c. A.D. 645-1100. New York: Garland, 1986

     idem. Illuminated Manuscripts and Books in the Bodleian Library: A Supplemental      Index.  New York: Garland, 1978


     idem. Illuminated Manuscripts: An Index to Selected Bodleian Library Color      Reproductions.  New York: Garland, 1977


     Georg Stuhlfauth, Die Apokryphen Petrusgeschichten in der Altchristlichen Kunst. Berlin:

     DeGruyter, 1925

     Kurt Weitzmann,  ed. The Age of Spirituality: Late Antique and Early Christian Art: Third      to Seventh Century. Catalogue of the Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.      Princeton University Press, 1979  

     J. Wilpert, Die roemischen Mosaiken und Malerei . . . . 4 vols. Freiburg im Breisgau, 1916

    idem. I sarcofagi cristiani antichi. 3 vols. Rome, 1929-36


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