General Index

The general index contains references to a selection of objects, concepts, places and names relevant to the present volume. In addition to the titles and the subtitles of the chapters it offers readers a guide to the main arguments discussed in the various parts. References to words occurring very frequently (e.g. threshold, door, gate, sanctuary, epigraphy, inscriptions, ritual) and precise indications of passages cited (e.g. from the Old and New Testament, classical and late antique authors) are not listed here—except for the entry ‘sanctuary, definition’.

Aachen, palace chapel 179
abaton , adyton 117–119
Achilles, bishop of Spoleto 211–212
adyton 39n., 40, 95–96, 99n., 100, 119, 139–141, 144, 147–159 passim, 311–112, 328
Agathon, patriarch of Alexandria 353–354
Aeneas, bishop of Jerash 264, 266
Aizanoi 223n., 232n., 236–237, 241–242, 245–246, 315
Alfarano, Tiberio 162–263
allegory, allegorical 15, 61, 144, 178, 190, 282, 288
alignment , axis, orientation 7, 317
altar 3, 11, 23, 39, 57–59, chapter 3 passim, 149, 161, 174, 225, 227–228, 244, 260, 295, 309, 313, 316–317, 319, 325, 353–354
Ambrose, bishop of Milan 35, 67–68, 70–77, 84, 91
Anthimus, bishop of Antioch 257–258
Antipater, bishop of Bostra 262–263, 274
anointing, ritual of 75, 353–354
anta chapter 8 passim, 316
apertio, ritual of 72–73, 82, 87
apse 55, 174–175, 194, 274, 291–292, chapter 12 passim
Arator 206–213 passim
architecture, beauty of 57, 60, 95, 97, 114, 161, 168, 171, 177, 179, 262, 264, 266, 274, 276
atrium, courtyard, forecourt 5, 7, 40, 52, 57–60, 80, 122, 128, 155, chapter 6 passim, 260, 264, 268, 282, 284–285, 293–298, 361
axis , alignment, orientation 79, 140 175, 227, 244, 319, 360
baptism chapter 2 passim, 92, 104, 181, 211, 256–257, 290, 297, 360
baptistery 57, chapter 2 passim, 127, 211, 296
baptistery, Jerusalem chapter 2 esp. 76–85
baptistery, Lateran, Rome 176
baptistery, Milan chapter 2 esp. 67–76
baptistery, orthodox, Ravenna 70, 74–75, 86, 360–361
basilica A, Nicopolis 261
basilica of Chrysopolitissa, Paphos, Cyprus 361
basilica of Palaiopolis (Kerkyra) 260
basilica of Paulinus, Tyre 55, 166, 174, 176, 284, 293, 341
basilica of St Felix, Cimitile/Nola 171, 177, 179, chapter 10 passim
basilica of St Julian, Brioude 128, 295, 300, 302
basilica of St Martin, Tours 295, 297–298, 301–302
basilica of St Peter, Rome chapter 6 passim, 206, 209, 293
basicila of St Tecla, Milan , baptistery, Milan
Book of the Consecration of the Sanctuary of Benjamin 353–354n.
cantharus 164, 166–169, 171, 173, 177–178
catechumen, catechumenion 58, 70, 91, 93–96, 98–101, 104–105, 107–108, 126–127, 257n.
cella 2, 11, 39, chapter 8 passim, 313–18, 321–325, 328, 330, 333
chapel of San Venanzio , baptistery, Lateran, Rome 342–43, 356, 365
church of Hagia Sophia, Istanbul 8, 11, chapter 1 passim, 126, 258, 358
church of St Cecilia, Rome 171
church of St George, Azra’ 271–273
church of St John the Baptist, Jerash 275
church of St Macarius, Wadi Natrun, Egypt 353–354
church of St Mark, Alexandria, Egypt 355
church of St Polyeuctus, Constantinople 263–264, 274
church of St Sabina, Rome 5–6, 56, 283
church of St Sergius, Azra’ 270, 274
church of St Theodore, Jerash 23, 264, 273
church of the Blachernae, Istanbul 126, 274
church of the Holy Martyrs, Madaba 262n.
church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem 40, chapter 2 passim, 106, 361
church of the Panagia Angeloktistos, Kiti, Cyprus 20, 345–348, 350, 352, 356, 358–59, 364–365
church of the Panagia Kanakariá, Lythrankomi, Cyprus 344, 356–357
church of the Panagia tis Kyras, Livadia, Cyprus 345, 348, 350, 352, 356, 358–59, 361, 363–365
church of the Virgin, Bostra 262, 268
church of the Virgin, Madaba, Jordan 364
Choricius of Gaza 75, 152
Cimitile/Nola , basilica of St Felix
Codex of Farfa 172
cognitive psychology 2, 9–10, 22, 66, 85–87
Constantine I, emperor 79, 163, 166
Constantius II, emperor 49, 163
Corpus Hermeticum 144
courtyard , atrium
Cyril of Jerusalem , Mystagogical Catacheses
Cyprian of Antioch 256–258
Cyprian of Carthage 193
cult image chapter 11 passim
curtain 8, 49, 52, 59n., 60, 117, 126, 323, 353
Damascius, Neoplatonist philosopher 149, 151
Damascus, Great Mosque 180
Damasus, bishop 201, 210–211
dome 32, 35, 43, 47, 57, 60, 75, 354, 361, 364
Dometius, bishop of Nicopolis 261
Dominus legem dat 197–98, 203–204, 213
Donus, pope 165
doorkeeper , gatekeeper
doors of poetry , gates of song 150–153, 155
doors of the soul 150–153, 155
Dorotheus, poet 255–256
door-opening miracle 11, 38, 44–45n., 52
‘doorway effect’ (Radvansky) , ‘event boundaries’ 10, 20, 319–321, 333
education , paideia
ekphrasis chapter 1 passim, 206, 263, 266, 341
ekphrastic mode 276
Eleusinian mysteries 42, 142, 153
emotion , experience
enargeia 38, 240, 322, 326
energumen 93–94
entrance, liturgical chapter 3 passim
entrance, Great Entrance 91, 104–107
entrance, Little Entrance 91, 97, 101–103
epic (hexameters, e.g. Homer, Vergil) 17, 31, 33, 34, 38, 45–46, 56, 119, 147, 152, 204, 206, 208, 213, 256, 260–262, 268–269, 271, 273–274, 276
Epidaurus 110–119, 318
epiphany 11, 38, 44n., 56, 80, 111, 225, chapter 11 passim, 357
Erechtheion 311, 313
Erscheinungstür 331–332
Eucharist 3, 11, 21, 47, 58, 92, 97, 127, 341–342, 344, 352, 358–359, 364–365
Eudocia, empress 256–258n.
Eusebius of Caesarea 55, 166, 174, 176, 284, 293–294, 341, 353n.
‘event boundaries’ (Radvansky) , ‘doorway effect’ 10, 320–321, 333
exegesis, exegetical 144–145, 154, 190, 192–193, 214, 259, 262, 291
experience, emotion 1–5, 7–12, 21, 24, 31, 35, 43, 52, 57, 60–61, 66–68, 72–73, 76–77, 83, 85–88, 91–92, 98–101, 103, 110–112, 126, 128–129, 131, 160–61, 175, 177, 180–181, 184, 255, 275, 313, 321–323, 333, 352, 354, 356
Ezekiel, prophet 91, 175, 179, 354, 364
fantasia 38
font, baptismal 66, 68, 71–73, 75, 77, 79–80, 87, 93
footstool 345, 347–350, 358–359, 364–365
forecourt , atrium
fountain 5, 57, chapter 6 passim, 345
Fountain of Life 181
Garden of Eden 174, 178–179, 181, 287
gates of heaven 34, 38, 189, 192–193, 201, 204–205, 208, 213, 354
gates of hell 46, 190, 196, 205, 213
gates of song , doors of poetry 36–37
gatehouse 163, 171n.
gatekeeper, doorkeeper 11, 40, 119, chapter 7 passim, 255–256, 319, 345
Germanus, patriarch of Constantinople 91, chapter 3 esp. 101–107, 341, 356–359
Gospel book from St Médard in Soissons 181
Gospel book of Godescalc 181
Greek Anthology 263
Gregory IX, pope 173
Gregory of Nazianzus 262
Gregory of Tours 128, chapter 10 esp. 294–300
Grimaldi, Giacomo 177
‘guided perception’ (Gladigow) 20, 321, 332
hagiography, hagiographical 61, 110–111, 121, 124, 128, 256, 283, 294–296, 297, 299, 301, 353
healer saint , also Saint Artemius 111–112, 120, 126–127, 130
healing 73, chapter 4 passim, 225, 283, 295–296, 298
Hecate , temple of Hecate 143n., 146n., 234–336, 240, 242, 248, 319
Herakleia Lynkestis 178n.
Hermes 319
Hero of Alexandria 11
hexameters , epic
hierotopy 8, 348n.
Hilarus, pope 176
History of the Patriarchs of Alexandria 353–356
holy of holies , sanctuary, inner
Holy Spirit 52, 83, 341, 352–353, 358–359
Iamblichus 145, 148, 155–156
icon 8, 40, 52, chapter 3 passim, 111, 124, 321
iconography 5–6, 59, 74, 161, 171–173, 177–184, 188, 194–195, 198, 201, 203, 213, 262, 356–357
identity 4, chapter 2 passim, 113, 242, 246, 255, 268–269, 310, 312
identity depletion 66–67
ideology 260, 268–269, 271
ideological mode 276
image-paradigm 8
incarnation 8, 59, 357–359
incubation 10, 21, 93, chapter 4 passim
initiation 22, 58, 60, 68, 140–145, 147–148, 151–153, 155, 256n.
Isidore of Seville 174
Itinerarium Burdigalense 79
Janus 40, 143n., 191, 210n., 212, 319
Jerusalem 40, 45, 66, 67, chapter 2 esp. 76–85, 108, 173–174, 196, 203, 207, 210, 299, 300, 361, 364
John 10.9 52, 201, 203, 208, 213, 258
John Chrysostom 36, 52, 57–58
John of Jerusalem , Mystagogical Catacheses
John Moschus 352
Justinian, emperor 32, 34–35, 40, 48, 59, 60, 261, 358
Juvencus 204–206, 211
katapetasma , curtain
key , traditio clavium
key-bearer, key-holder 16, 33–34, 59, 207, 319
kleidophoros, kleidouchos, key-bearer, key-holder
lamb 49, 168–169, 173, 179, 202
Lamb of God 84, 172–173, 178, 181
law, divine or human 127, 192, 198, 207, 225, 240, 242–243, 290–291, 298, 300–304
Leo I, pope 171
Liber Pontificalis 160, 165, 169, 176
light 8, 11, 32, 38, 41, 47, 60, 72, 83, 88, 93, 98, 118, 143–145, 147–148, 151, 175, 177, 184, 261–62, 288–90, chapter 11 passim, 342, 344, 354, 356–357, 361, 364
Life of Andrew the Fool 351
Life of Ioannikios 350
Life of Irene of Chrysobalanton 350
Life of Luke of Steiris 351
Life of Mary of Egypt 40, 350–351
Life of Theodore of Sykeon 352
liminality, liminal 2, 4–9, 22, 41, 60, 82, 87, 94, 101, 107, 143–144, 276, 319, 363–364
liturgy, liturgical 2–3, 10–11, 42, 45–46, 57, 60, chapter 2 passim, chapter 3 passim, 121, 143, 166, 174, 176–177, 180, 255, 258, 273, 341, 348, 352, 355–359
macrocosm 36
Madaba Map 79, 364
magic, magical 98, 143–144, 257, 263, 275, 326
mandorla 177, 342, 344, 356–357
Marinianus and Anastasia, aristocratic couple 171
Mark the Deacon 268
mausoleum of Hadrian (Castle St Angelo), Rome 171, 210
mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Ravenna 194
mausoleum Santa Costanza, Rome 197–199
Maximus the Confessor chapter 3 esp. 96–102, 341, 356, 361
memory 2, 9, 10, 42, 58n., 66, 67, 76, 77, 83–88, 114, 164, 242, 246–247, 262n., 320
microcosm 35–36, 60
Milan 5, 35, 56, chapter 2 esp. 67–76, 283
miniatures , Codex of Farfa, Gospel book, Rabbula Gospels
miracle , door-opening miracle 10, chapter 4 passim, 141, 207, 295–297, 304, 341, 350, 352–354, 356–357
Mithras 143–44
monastery of Apa Apollo, Bawit, Egypt 354, 356, 365
monastery of St Catherine, Mount Sinai, Egypt 342–343, 356
monastery of St George, Dayr al-Qadi 273
mosaic 52, 58, 79, 80, 98, chapter 6 passim, 197–198, 203, 258, 261–262, 275, chapter 12 passim
multisensory aesthetics 11, 275
Mystagogical Catecheses 76–77, 80, 82
mystagogy , Maximus the Confessor 67, 68, 77, 80, 82–88, 148
mystery cult , Eleusinian mysteries 42, 58–59, 141–142, 145, 147–148, 154
naos (Greek temple) 39
naos, nave (Christian church) 37, 39, 43, 48, 55, 57–58, 60, 91–92, 96–100, 120, 122, 161, 163, 171, 175, 258, 261, 263, 285, 289, 298, 311, 341, 361
narthex , vestibule
Neoplatonism, neoplatonic 40, 42, 58, 97, chapter 5 passim
Nonnus of Panopolis 44, 259, 262
nymphaeum 176
Olympiodorus 146, 153–154
opisthodomos 311, 314–315
orientation (in architecture) , alignment, axis 174–175, 184, 227, 310, 317
Orphism, orphic 58, 140, 145–146
paideia, education 58, 66, 85, 87, 100, 142, 152–155, 181, chapter 9 passim
palm tree 168–169, 179, 198, 203, 354, 357
paradise 49, 83–85, chapter 6 passim, 188, 203–204, 213, 259, 287
Parthenon 56, 311, 317–318
Passion of Perpetua and Felicity 351
Paulinus of Nola 164, 166, 171, 177–179, 207n., 254n., chapter 10 passim
Paul the Silentiary chapter 1 passim, 210n.
peacock 166, 169, 178–179, 181
penitence 40, 57, 93, 94
Philotheus, patriarch of Alexandria 355
pigna (bronze pinecone) 16, 167–171, 179–181
pilgrim, pilgrimage 7, chapter 4 passim, 166, 184, 283, 290–295, 297–298, 342
Plato 40, chapter 5 passim
Plotinus 148–156
Porphyry 144–146, 148, 150
proaulios, atrium 77, 80, 82, 87, 122
pronaos 4, 5, 39, 80n., 82, chapter 8 passim, 311, 314–318, 321, 328–330, 332–333
procession 5, 7, 10, 38, 41–46, 57, 60–61, 72, 102, 105–107, 173, 240, 319
Proclus 40, chapter 5 passim
Procopius of Caesarea 32, 55, 152
propylaea 23, 39, 95, 107, 114, 154, 282, 319
psalm, Psalm 41, 45–46, 57, 80, 179, 205n., 209, 257–258, 260–261, 354, 358–359
Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite 91–95, 101, 104, 107–108
purify, purification 5, 39, 57–58, 60, 111, 115–119, 145, 155–156, 166, 364
Pythagoreans 149, 151
quadriporticus 161, 163, 165, 168–169, 175
Rabbula Gospels 178
renunciation (of Satan) 21, 75, 77, 82–84, 87
Revelation, book of 177, 181, 193, 196, 354, 357
rhetoric 37, 44, 60, 95, 152–153, 171, 179, 210
rites de passage 4, 94n., 101, 104
Saint Artemius 112, 121–126, 129
Saint Cosmas and Saint Damian , healer saint
Saint Cyril and Saint John , healer saint
Saint Peter , 173, 184, chapter 7 passim, 342
Saint Sergius 270–271, 273–274
Saint T(h)ecla , healer saint
sanctuary, definition of 3
sarcophagus 178, 188, 194–204, 208, 211–214
screen 7, 58, 119n., 126, 168, 181, 226, 309, 318, 360–361, 363–364
sekos 328n., 330, 332
Sergius I, pope 171, 173
Sicily 312–314, 316
Sinuri 316
soul 58, 98–100, 121, 127, 131–132, chapter 5 passim, 191, 267
spatial turn 6
spolia 260–261, 264, 268
stairs, steps 5, 23, 41, 123–125, 163–164, 174, 226, 282, 313, 328, 330
Stephen II, pope 168, 171
symbolism, symbolical 2, 4, 6–8, 12–13, 15, 22, 31–32, 34, 36, 42, 46, 52, 55, 59–61, 83–84, 92, 94, 97–103, 106–108, 114, 129, 131, chapter 5 passim, 166, 173–175, 178, 181, 190, 192–193, 196–197, 203, 205, 210n., 212–213, 255–259, 275, 282–284, 287, 290–297, 304, 317–320, 332, 342, 345, 350, 356–357
Symmachus, pope 165, 168–169, 176, 179
tabernacle 52, 68
temenos 3, 9, 57, 114, 225–226, 228, 234, 243, 328, 333
Temple, Jerusalem 3, 7–8, 11, 40, 45, 57n., 68, 82, 174
temple of Aphrodite Euploia, Cnidus 310, 326, 327n.
temple of Apollo, Didyma 310, 326–328
temple of Asclepius, e.g. Epidaurus and Pergamum 112–119, 129, 245, 312, 318
temple of Apollo, Delos 56
temple of Apollo, Delphi 156, 313
temple of Apollo, Didyma 310, 326–328
temple of Apollo, Myous 239, 242
temple of Apollo, Naxos 328–330
temple of Artemis, Jerash 22–23
temple of Artemis, Ephesus 323–325, 328, 332
temple of Artemis Leukophryene, Magnesia on the Maeander 315, 325
temple of Artemis, Sardis 315
temple of Asclepius 110, 112–119
temple of Athena Latmia, Herakleia 231, 233, 241–242
temple of Athena Polias, Priene 226, 228, 231, 234, 236, 241–242, 245, 315
temple of Despoina and Demeter, Lykosoura 316, 323
temple of Hecate, Lagina 234–236, 240, 242, 248, 319
temple of Roma and Augustus, Ancyra 221, 223, 236, 247
temple of Zeus, Aizanoi 236–237, 241
temple of Zeus, Labraunda 316
temple of Zeus, Olympia 313–314, 323
temple of Zeus Sosipolis, Magnesia on the Maeander 240, 243, 315
theophany 342, 344, 356–358, 364
theotokos , Virgin Mary
tomb 71–72, 83, 107, 111, 128–129, 163, 177, 184, 246, 285, 288, 296, 360
traditio clavium 194, 197–204 (in art), 204–213 (in verse)
Tübingen Theosophy 147
tunic 85, 140, 145
Tyre, Lebanon 56, 166, 174, 176, 284, 293, 341
vestibule, (eso-/exo-)narthex 4–6, 11, 15, 36–37, 40–41, 43, 47–60, 122, 127, 139–150, 153, 168, 173, 260–263
Virgin Mary, theotokos 40, 56, 103, 130–131, 262–263, chapter 12 passim
Vitruvius 227, 311, 328
worship(pers) 7, 52, 110–111, 114, 116, 120, 122–123, 127, 129–31, 160, 166, 175, 226–227, 263, 266, 276, 287, 314, 322–323, 326–327, 343