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...
A brief treatment of Byzantine art follows. For a treatment of Byzantine
architecture, see Western architecture: The Christian East. For a treatment of
There were many political and religious interests as well as distinct cultural forces
that shaped the art of different periods and regions within the Byzantine ...
Byzantine art - The art of the Eastern Roman Empire, the Christian empire whose
capital was Constantinople (now known as Istanbul), which endured from c.
The purpose of Byzantine art was to glorify the Christian religion and to express
its mystery. All of Byzantine art is filled with a kind of spiritual symbolism--things ...
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.
Western artists working on panel turned for inspiration to the Christian East,
adapting the techniques, style, and subject matter of Byzantine icons. For
Mosaic as an art was not totally an unknown medium before the ... Byzantine
religious art and mosaic were exhibited ...
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 ...
A unit on Byzantine art allows for an engaging examination of the ... lesson traces
the evolution of Byzantine art from its Early Christian explorations through its ...