Assistant Professor
Department of History of Art
angelova@berkeley.edu

Research Expertise and Interest

gender, early Christian art, Byzantine art, late antique art, the Virgin Mary, early Christian empresses, imperial iconography, power and material culture, the empress Helena, the relic of the True Cross, urban development of Constantinople, textiles, ivories, mythology in Byzantine art, myth and genre in Archaic and Classical Greek art, romantic love in ancient and medieval art

Description

I am trained as a historian of early Christian and Byzantine art, with a minor field in Greek art. I am broadly interested in the art of the ancient Mediterranean world, especially in what it can teach us about the role of women in ancient societies.

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