Byzantine art is the name for the artistic products of the Eastern Roman (
Byzantine) Empire, as ... The subject matter of monumental Byzantine art was
primarily religious and imperial: the two theme...
In 330 A.D., the first Christian ruler of the Roman empire, Constantine the Great (r
. 306–337) (26.229), transferred the ancient imperial capital from Rome to the ...
Byzantine art - The art of the Eastern Roman Empire, the Christian empire whose
capital was Constantinople (now known as Istanbul), which endured from c.
Byzantine art is almost entirely concerned with religious expression. Specifically,
Byzantine artists want to translate church theology into artistic terms.
Many of the trends we saw in early Christian art find full expression in Byzantine
art. For example, early Christians loved mosaics, so did the Byzantines.
To speak of “Byzantine Art” is a bit problematic, since the Byzantine empire ...
This religious shift dramatically affected the art that was created across the
Western artists working on panel turned for inspiration to the Christian East,
adapting the techniques, style, and subject matter of Byzantine icons. For
Early Medieval Art reflect the differences between the development of the
Catholic religion in the west and the Byzantium Empire of the east. The Catholic ...
Mosaic as an art was not totally an unknown medium before the ... Byzantine
religious art and mosaic were exhibited ...
Throughout the life of the Byzantine Empire, the Eastern Orthodox Church also
played an important social role. Sacred images, commissioned by the church ...