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Celebrating the splendor of Byzantine art in Kankakee church

Kankakee Daily Journal - Aug 13, 2016
Realistic or abstract, Byzantine art is appreciated by Christians and non-Christians alike. Orthodox churches are similar to museums, and throughout the world, tourists visit major churches (Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey) and monasteries on small ...

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Washington Post - Jun 27, 2016
Congratulations to my dear friend Sharon Gerstel, an art history professor at University of California at Los Angeles, on her Runciman Award, which she just got for her book, “Rural Lives and Landscapes in Late Byzantium.” The Runciman Award is given ...

Great Byzantine Art Relives at St. Petersburg's Hermitage | Greek ...

Greek Reporter - Jun 28, 2016
A total of 121 masterpieces of Byzantine art will be exhibited at the State Hermitage Museum of St. Petersburg in Russia until October 2nd.

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Byzantine Art books

Art That Changed the World

by: DK
Art That Changed the World tells the story of every major art style, movement by movement, giving art lovers a visual timeline showing key paintings that sparked each transition and explaining major events that shaped their evolution.

Each section features a lavish double-page image of an influential painting that defines each artistic style. Seminal works of genius are portrayed in their historical context, with attention paid to the culture of the time and the lives of their creators.
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Church History, Volume One: From Christ to Pre-Reformation: The Rise and Growth of the Church in Its Cultural, Intellectual, and Political Context

by: Everett Ferguson

Church History offers a unique contextual view of how the Christian church spread and developed. It did so not in a vacuum, but in a setting of times, cultures, and events that both influenced and were influenced by the church. Church History looks closely at the integral link between the history of the world and that of the church. Volume one explores the development of the church from the days of Jesus to the years prior to the Reformation. Filled with maps, charts, and illustrations, it offers overviews of the Roman, Greek, and Jewish worlds; insights into the church’s relationship to the Roman empire, with glimpses into pagan attitudes toward Christians; the place of art and architecture, literature and philosophy, both sacred and secular; and much more, spanning the time from the first through the thirteenth centuries.
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History of Furniture: A Global View

by: Mark Hinchman
Globalization affects every aspect of our lives, from what we buy to what we eat to what we study-and the study of design history is no exception. Programs in art, architecture, and interior design all face the challenge of providing students with information from around the world. History of Furniture: A Global View covers the major historical movements in furniture design (from prehistoric periods through contemporary times) and includes parts of the world that traditional history books ignore or underserve, such as Africa and China.
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Art Appreciation

by: Inc. BarCharts

Those who love art are guaranteed to further expand their knowledge of this form of expression when using this comprehensive 3-panel (6-page) guide, which examines in detail each type of art―from printmaking to photography―that currently exists. Key definitions, historical periods and lists of well-known art pieces are included for easy access.

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Byzantine Art videos

TICE Art 1010: Medieval and Byzantine Art.mp4

This is a review video for the TICE ART 1010 course. Video by Ydraw.

Early Byzantine Art

Review of Keys Works of Early Byzantine Art Overview of Early Byzantine Period: 0:01-0:34 Overview of Byzantine Empire and Constantinople: 0:35-3:14 ...

Early Byzantine art

This is the first of two podcasts on Byzantine art.

Byzantine Art, the jewel of the Empire

Byzantine ART: 330-1453 In this video, there is a brief review of the Byzantine art history. The text is based upon Robin Cormack's book; \

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