Byzantine art is the name for the artistic products of the Eastern Roman (
Byzantine) Empire, as .... Christian mosaic art flourished in this area from the 4th
century onwards. The tradition of makin...
This lesson covers Byzantine art and explains the difficulties of imposing artistic
periods. Justinian is introduced as the man behind the...
Fragment of a Floor Mosaic with a Personification of Ktisis .... Art and architecture
flourished during the Middle Byzantine period, owing to the empire's growing ...
Although mosaic is an art form that appears in widely separated places and at
different times in history, in only one place—Byzantium—and at one time—4th to
The use of mosaics in Greek and Roman design was reserved for placement in
the floor, rather than on the walls and ceilings. Byzantine artists continued this ...
To speak of “Byzantine Art” is a bit problematic, since the Byzantine empire and
its ... Decorations for the interior of churches, including icons and mosaics, were ...
One of the best examples of Byzantine art are the mosaics of San Vitale church,
commissioned by Emperor Justinian and Empress Theodora.
The Byzantine empire had inherited a strong tradition of making mosaics. Earlier
variants of this kind of art flourished in ...
Byzantine Art Mosaic Byzantine achievements in mosaic decoration brought this
art to an unprecedented level of monumentality and expressive power.
A unit on Byzantine art allows for an engaging examination of the ... and visual
opulence in Byzantine art and the increased popularity of the mosaic medium.