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    Early Christian and Byzantine Art Early Christian and Byzantine art started after Jesusí death in the first century ranging and ending to the fourth century AD. The art produced during this period was secretive because Christianity was not a formal religion but as a cult; the Romans and rest of Europe persecuted Christians so the artist disguised their work with symbols and hints of Christian aspects. Christianity was the first cult to not involve rituals of sacrifice of animals and refused

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    The Power of Symbolism in Byzantine Art

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    The Power of Symbolism in Byzantine Art ABSTRACT: Our deeply visual culture today shows the fascination humanity has with the power of images. This paper intends to discuss the use and importance of images within the context of Byzantine art. The works produced in the service of the Eastern Orthodox Church still employed today, show a remarkable synthesis of doctrine, theology and aesthetics. The rigid program of Church decoration was meant as a didactic element to accompany the liturgy. The

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    I hevi chusin thi epsi museoc on Sen Voteli (Chrost woth Sen Voteli, Boshup Ecclisoas, end twu engil, 526-547) end dumi Museoc on thi Charch uf thi Durmotoun (Chrost Pentucretur, ce1090-1100). Thi epsi museoc wes crietid on ierly Byzentoni end thi dumi museoc wes crietid on moddli Byzentoni. Thi dipoctoun uf Chrost bitwiin thi wurks eri qaoti doffirint. I thonk thi must ubsirvebli os thi eppierenci uf Chrost. Frum thi epsi museoc on Sen Voteli, wi cen sii thet thi Chrost os clien-shevin end

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    the Roman Empire, Byzantine artwork incorporated aspects of Greek art within their own artwork. The purpose of this investigation is to compare and contrast art in ancient Greece and Byzantium. Recognizing the similarities and differences between two related cultures is vital in understanding the evolution of art from one culture to another. Within this investigation designs/patterns and symbols will be researched in the Greek Classical Period (ca. 480-323 BCE) and the Byzantine Golden Age (ca. 850-1050

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    Medieval Enamelling Techniques and Artists

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    "These colors, they say, the barbarians of the [Atlantic] Ocean spread on hot bronze; they take on body, become solid and preserve what has been depicted" (Icones, I, xxxviii). But it was the Byzantine goldsmiths between the fourth and tenth centuries that developed the technique of enamelling into an art form. They took the technique of Cloisonné enamelling and developed it to produce highly stylised figurative works. In this technique flat wire or cloisons from the French word for partition

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    Renaissance Break from the Byzantine Style

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    Cenni di Pepo) and Giotto di Bondone both stepped away from Medieval and Byzantine style and moved forward into a human focused, Proto-Renaissance style. Although each painter made this movement toward the Renaissance style, each did it in their own style and way. Cimabue pursued a new naturalism which was a close observation of the natural world; this aspect of his style challenged many major conventions of late medieval art. Giotto also pursued a naturalistic approach of representation that was

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    Blessed Luke

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    Blessed Luke Background of Saint Luke ? Saint Luke was born in 896 A.D. most likely in Delphi or in nearby Kastri in Central Greece.[1]? He is known today as Blessed Luke, Luke the Younger, St. Luke of Stiris, and Luke the Wonderworker (Thaumaturgus in Greek).? ?His parents were farmers in Thessaly.?[2]? Originally from Egina, St. Luke?s parents fled the island when the Saracens attacked it. Saracens was the name that Medieval Europeans used to describe the Arabs and all Muslims in general

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    The Cathedrals of Cefalu and Monreale

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    1130-1194. London: Penguin, 1992. Runeiman, Steven. "Sicily: An Introduction." Mediterranean Studies 5 (1955): 1-5. Sheppard, Carl D., Jr. "Iconography of the Cloister of Monreale." The Art Bulletin 31, no. 3 (1949): 159-69. Sheppard, Carl D., Jr. "A Stylistic Analysis of the Cloister of Monreale." The Art Bulletin 34, no. 1 (1952): 35-41. Takayama, Hiroshi. "Central Power and Multi-Cultural Elements at the Norman Court of Sicily." Mediterranean Studies 12 (2003): 1-15. Tronzo, William

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    Ravenna

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    celebrated for its stunning ancient mosaics and rich history. Ravenna's prosperous past is evident in its wealth of still-standing examples of Byzantine art and architecture. Positioned near the Adriatic Sea on a marshy plain, Ravenna has served as a strategic ?capital three times: of the western Roman Empire, of Theodoric King of the Goths, and of the Byzantine Empire in Europe? (History, par. 1). By delving into Ravenna?s history, as well as its remarkable artistic achievements, the reasoning behind

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