Karin Krause

Assistant Professor of Byzantine Theology and Visual Culture; Affiliate Faculty, Department of Art History

MA (University of Bonn)
PhD (University of Munich)

Karin Krause is the author of Die illustrierten Homilien des Johannes Chrysostomos in Byzanz (Reichert Press, 2004) and the coeditor of Bild und Text im Mittelalter (Böhlau Press, 2011). She is currently working on two monographs, tentatively titled “Propaganda – Cult – Scholarship. The Response to Byzantine Artifacts in Venice (13th–18th c.)" and “Confirming Authenticity: Images of Inspiration in Byzantium and Beyond.” 

Most recently she has been Lecturer at the University of Basel and Visiting Lecturer at the University of Vienna. 

Krause’s research interests include phenomena of cultural exchange in the Mediterranean until the early modern period, visualization strategies and text reception in the visual arts from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages, the impact of the Classical heritage on Byzantine art, and Byzantine book culture.


Select work