Zsuzsanna Gulácsi (NHC Fellow, 2006–07; 2016–17)

Project Title, 2006–07

Formation of Mediaeval Book Art in West and Central Asia

Northern Arizona University

Project Title, 2016–17

Artistic Culture of Religious Instruction Along the Trade Routes of Late Ancient and Medieval Asia

Northern Arizona University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2006–07

Zsuzsanna Gulácsi conducted research and assembled a digital archive of images for her project on the formation of medieval book art in West and Central Asia. She prepared an entry on “Manichaean Art” for the Encyclopaedia Iranica, and submitted an article, “A Manichaean Portrait of the Buddha Jesus (Yishu Fo Zheng): Identifying a 13th-Century Chinese Silk Painting from the Collection of Seiun-ji Zen Temple, near Kofu, Japan,” for publication in Artibus Asiae.

Fellowship Work Summary, 2016–17

Zsuzsanna Gulácsi completed a journal article “Visual Catechism in Third-Century Mesopotamia: Reassessing the Pictorial Program of the Dura-Europos Synagogue in Light of Mani’s Book of Pictures” and made significant progress on “A Pictorial Witness to Tatian’s Diatessaron Preserved in the Gospels of St. Augustine (MS. 286) at Parker Library of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.”