Zalozetsky-Sas, Volodymyr R.

Zalozetsky-Sas, Volodymyr R. [Залозецький-Сас, Володимир; Zalozec'kyj-Sas; aka Zaloziecky, Wladimir], b 10 July 1896 in Lviv, d 12 October 1959 in Graz, Austria. Art historian; son of Roman Zalozetsky-Sas; member of the Shevchenko Scientific Society from 1932. After graduating from Vienna University (PH D, 1918) he taught there and worked for the diplomatic mission of the Ukrainian National Republic in Vienna. He served on a Czechoslovak government board for the preservation of cultural monuments in Uzhhorod (1922–4), lectured at the Ukrainian Free University in Prague (1924–6), and held chairs of art history at the Ukrainian Scientific Institute in Berlin (1926–39) and Greek Catholic Theological Academy in Lviv (1930–9). From 1939 he lectured at Vienna University, and from 1947 he was a professor at Graz University. He was a founder of the Österreichisch-Byzantinische Gesellschaft in Vienna (1945). He wrote many articles and books, among them Gotische und barocke Holzkirchen in den Karpathenländern (1926), a monograph on Oleksa Novakivsky (Oleksa Novakivs'kyi, 1934), Die Sophienkirche in Konstantinopel und ihre Stellung in der Geschichte der abendländischen Architektur (1936), Geschichte der altchristlichen Kunst (1936), Byzanz und Abendland im Spiegel ihrer Kunsterscheinungen (1936), Geschichte der altchristlichen Kunst (1936), and Die byzantinische Baukunst in den Balkanländern und ihre Differenzierung unter abendländischen und islamischen Einwirkungen (1955).

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 5 (1993).]




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