FESTIVALGOERS at Edinburgh are getting a feast i of art such as has been assembled in Europe only twice before in this century. Spread out before them are more than 250 objects covering the whole richness of Byzantine art, from its glowing mosaics to its small ivories, enamels, rich metal work and superb icons (religious images). Rarest dish: a host of icons sent abroad for the first time from great collections in Turkey, Yugoslavia and the U.S.S.R. The total effect is a reminder that for more than a thousand years, from the sack of...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!