The Byzantine Empire near its peak under the Emperor Justinian, c. 550 C.E.. To
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Overview Many of the Gallery's early Italian paintings were originally parts of altarpieces, a form that first appeared in Italy in the thirteenth century as new ...
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on the top of the main dome. Centres of Byzantine-style early Christian art were.
Ravenna, Kiev, Novgorod and Moscow. Please see: Christian
The emperor renamed this ancient port city Constantinople (“the city of Constantine”) in his own honor.”
In 324 Emperor Constantine the Great made the momentous decision to move the capital of the Roman Empire from Italy to a strategic location far to the east.