traditions, and monuments, and, as noted in Chapter 3, he was (for his time) a builder on a grand scale in the heart of the city
Justinianic art and architecture definitively expressed, with a new independence and power of invention, the unique character of the Eastern Christian cul- ture centered at Constantinople...
Christ Teaching the Apostles in the Heavenly Jerusalem, ca. 401-417
Hagia Sophia, Constantinople, Byzantium (Turkey), 532-537 C.E.
San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy, 526-547 C.E.
Emperor Justinian and His Courtiers, mosaic, San Vitale, ca. 547
Empress Theodora and Retinue, mosaic, San Vitale, ca. 547
Roman structures that you find most fascinating: Colosseum, Circus Maximus, Pantheon, insulae, or bath complexes. After exploring the related resource(s) below on Rome, describe the one (1) structure that you found most fascinating. Identify two (2) specific aspects of the structure in question, and make...
Constantinople from 330, with a Western counterpart in Milan and later Ravenna
Languages Latin; Greek; various local languages
pluralistic, subject to Imperial cult
Christianity after 380
Government Military dictatorship
Princeps to 284; see also Roman emperor
at the same time under the Roman Empire. So eventhough this building was the representation of Justinan, emperor of Rome at the time, traditional architecture it was not made by the authority and backing of Rome. “Julian the silversmith: he is supposed to be the banker who paid 26000 golden solidus for...
How he fused Classical culture (i.e., both Stoicism and Platonism) with Christianity
In Augustine’s day there were many religions available to choose from some of which had many gods. St. Augustine was born to a pagan father and a Christian mother. He lived a life of immorality until...
Saint Augustine was born to a pagan father and a Christian mother. He lived a life of immorality until his early thirties when he suddenly took a new path that would eventually lead to his canonization. According to Augustine he grew up in a life of sin. Though raised as a Christian he did not fully...
Christian era, according to History. spans from 330CE when Emperor Constantine the Great moved the capital of the Roman Empire to Byzantium and declared Christianity to be the official religion.
Kleiner (2013:256) states the Byzantine era to span a millennium and where Byzantium refers to the Eastern Christian...
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in the view of the impending judgement (Walker 1997: 214). And why not presuppose that? The world seemed in total anarchy. The traditions and the glories of the past had gone, the papacy was the sole survivor, the only authority the inhabitants of Rome could turn to (Frend 1984, 885).
This view put him...
and Byzantine art
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darker skin than the females. Figures have very thin waists. The figures have a floating quality with no ground line. There are sweeping curved lines; S-shaped curves of a bull's underside and tail.
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One of the earliest pure landscape artworks in existence. There are joyful...
History of Christianity
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daily life that occurred there. The Near East was the region that gave birth to the three of the world’s great modern religions, which are Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. At the end of the Neolithic period there was urbanization in the area. The first known sacred architectural monuments were temples that...
-Orthodox Christianity spread to dominate most of E Europe
-Like Muslims, Byzantines spread civilization; ex: Russia!
• Catholicism defined W and C Europe
-Civilization in E and W Europe shared similarities, but were very different
-Civilization spread N b/c of Christianity; some...
Traces the history of happiness, by illustrating the meaning of happiness. Demonstrates several views of philosophers including Aristotle, Stuart Mill and St. Augustine on happiness. Observation of Christianity position revolving happiness. Obtaining happiness at work, and how job satisfaction should be...
influence of Early Christian, Byzantine, and Islamic cultures, which is not only architecture but religion, art, and so on. Especially, influence of these cultures can be found all over the world in today’s architecture. Before talking about the architectural importance of these cultures, we should briefly...
Catholic church, no institution or body is authorized to speak for the religion as a whole.
23. Describe Buddah’s death and his last words.
s. The Buddha died, lying on his right side between two trees which according to tradition miraculously bloomed out of season. His last words were, "Decay...
history of architecture
History of Architecture
Arch. Kevin Espina
HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE What are the board exams like? 1. Memorization is necessary – you must remember many facts 2. Wide in Scope – from pre-historic to modern styles REFERENCES 1. Ching, Francis D.K., A Visual...
Architecture in History
October 2, 2012
New Kingdom Egyptian Temples and Early Christian Churches
One of the most spectacular things about art history is being able to see how artistic works can vary across cultures and in passing time. However, art does not always completely...