Dr. Christina Maranci, Tufts University Department of Art History and Architecture chair and Arthur H. Dadian and Ara Oztemel associate professor, will give a virtual presentation on “Ani Cathedral, its Sculpture, and its Inscriptions Revisited” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3 on Zoom.
Building on recent discoveries of the frescoes in the sanctuary, the lecture gives an overview of the building with a focus on architecture, inscriptions, and sculpture of the exterior.
Maranci graduated from Princeton University with a dissertation on Medieval Armenian Architecture in Historiography: Josef Strzygowski and his Legacy. She is the author of The Art of Armenia: An Introduction and Vigilant Powers: Three Churches of Early Medieval Armenia.
For more information about the lecture please contact the Armenian Studies Program at (559) 278-2669.