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Masterpieces of Byzantine art.

Masterpieces of Byzantine art.

[Catalogue of exhibits]

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Published by University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Byzantine -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 93.

    Statementsponsored by the Edinburgh Festival Society in association with the Royal Scottish Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Director: David Talbot Rice.
    ContributionsRice, David Talbot, 1903-1972., Edinburgh Festival Society., Royal Scottish Museum., Victoria and Albert Museum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6250 .M28 1958
    The Physical Object
    Pagination93 p.
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14076583M
    LC Control Number67092491
    OCLC/WorldCa322433

    - The Byzantine Empire, sometimes referred to as the Eastern Roman Empire, was the continuation of the Roman Empire in the East during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, when its capital city was Constantinople established in AD by Constantine the great (modern-day Istanbul, originally founded as Byzantium). It survived the fragmentation and fall of the Western Roman Empire 2K pins. - The Beauty of Constantinople Justinian, The Just Emperor The Empress Theodora The Church in the East. See more ideas about Byzantine, Empire and The empress pins.

    Byzantine art and architecture, works of art and structures works produced in the city of Byzantium after Constantine made it the capital of the Roman Empire (AD ) and the work done under Byzantine influence, as in Venice, Ravenna, Norman Sicily, as well as in . Byzantine Icons. Icons (or ikons), generally small and so easily transportable, are the best-known form of Byzantine art. A tradition persists that the first icon was painted by St Luke the Evangelist, showing the Virgin pointing to the Child on her left arm.

    The exhibition "The Masterpieces of Byzantine" is on a display in Tretyakov Gallery. Eighteen art works were brought to Moscow from Greek collections. The art of Byzantium is perceived to be close to the Russian soul, as, during the process of Christianization, Ancient Rus has adopted traditions of icon painting, temple architecture and the language of the liturgy from the Byzantine Empire. Art of the Islamic world covers a vast range of objects beyond traditional modes of sculpture and pottery from ceramics and glass to painting and textile. Influenced by its pre-Islamic territories, along with Roman and Byzantine art, Islamic art flourished at the beginning of the 8th century AD and continued well into the modern period.


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