Founded in 1941, the annual journal Dumbarton Oaks Papers is dedicated to the publication of articles relating to late antique, early medieval, and Byzantine civilization in the fields of art and architecture, history, archaeology, literature, theology, law, and auxiliary disciplines.
This issue includes “Exiling Bishops: The Policy of Constantius II” by Walt Stevenson; “In Search of Monotheletism” by Jack Tannous; “The Archaeology and Reconstruction of Zuartʿnocʿ” by Christina Maranci; “Architecture and Ornamental Mosaics in the South Vestibule of St. Sophia at Istanbul: The Secret Door of the Patriarchate and the Imperial Entrance to the Great Church” by Philipp Niewöhner and Natalia Teteriatnikov; “Reality and Invention: Reflections on Byzantine Historiography” by Ralph-Johannes Lilie; “An Enigmatic Literature: Interpreting an Unedited Collection of Byzantine Riddles in a Manuscript of Cardinal Bessarion (Marc. gr. 512)” by Simone Beta; “Threads of Power: Clothing Symbolism, Human Salvation, and Female Identity in the Illustrated Homilies by Iakobos of Kokkinobaphos” by Maria Evangelatou; “The Byzantino-Latin Principality of Adrianople and the Challenge of Feudalism (1204/6–ca. 1227/28): Empire, Venice, and Local Autonomy” by Filip Van Tricht; “The Image of the Virgin on the Sinai Hexaptych and the Apse Mosaic of Hagia Sophia” by Zaza Skhirtladze; “Odd Surnames Beginning with Alpha: A Selection of Examples on Byzantine Seals in the Harvard Collections” by Werner Seibt and John Nesbitt; “The Miniatures in the Rabbula Gospels: Postscripta to a Recent Book” by Massimo Bernbò; and “Archaeology Report: Results of the Tophane Area GPR Surveys, Bursa, Turkey” by Suna Çağaptay.