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H 245 x W 175 mm

216 pages

Illustrated throughout in black & white with 1 colour plate

Published Jan 2016

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784914783

Digital: 9781784914790

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Stone carving; Hospitaller; Rhodes; Architecture; Art; Eastern Mediterranean; Knights of Saint John

Stone Carving of the Hospitaller Period in Rhodes: Displaced pieces and fragments

By Anna-Maria Kasdagli

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The work presents 230 stone carvings of the Hospitaller period in Rhodes (1309-1522), which for various reasons are no longer in their original setting.



Introduction; Part One: I. Historical background; II. Topography; III. Stone carving and the art of Hospitaller Rhodes; Part Two: IV. Displaced carved pieces and fragments; V. Architectural members; VI. Heraldry from buildings; VII. Inscriptions; VIII. Funerary monuments; IX. Problems and conclusions; Bibliography; Appendix 1: The masters of Rhodes; Appendix 2: Location of listed pieces and fragments (December 2009); Appendix 3: Statistical tables of magistral arms; The Catalogue; Index; Plates and Figures

About the Author

Anna-Maria Kasdagli, BA (University of Birmingham); MA, PhD (University of Athens) Archaeologist, employed by the Greek Ministry of Culture and its affiliates in Rhodes since 1986. Engaged in restoration projects, rescue excavation, heritage protection and heritage awareness promotion. Published papers on Byzantine and Hospitaller coins, medieval monuments of Rhodes and epigraphics.