Jaś Elsner
Jaś Elsner is professor of late antique art at the University of Oxford and Humfry Payne Senior Research Fellow in Classical Art And Archaeology at Corpus Christi College, Oxford.
Elsner, Jaś
Elsner, Jaś
United States of America
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Description: Agents of Faith: Votive Objects in Time and Place
A vibrant passage from the French writer Gregory of Tours, written in the second half of the sixth century, tells us—from a very Christianocentric point of view—much about the wide range of votive deposition across the social and economic spectrum at a particular and transformative moment in late antiquity.
PublisherBard Graduate Center
Related print edition pages: pp.3-25