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15 things to do in Orange County this weekend (Sept. 23-25)

OCRegister - Sep 21, 2016
GREEK FESTIVAL: Come and enjoy Greek food and pastries, live Greek music, dancing, Greek wine and beer and Byzantine art at the Greek Festival in San Juan Capistrano all weekend. The event is Friday (5 to 11 p.m.), Saturday (11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and ...

Historical highlights of architecture, part 5

Napa Valley Register - Sep 17, 2016
Because thousands of Greek and Roman craftsmen had fled to Constantinople during the Gothic invasions, their style would heavily influence Byzantine art and architecture, with added geometric complexity. Mosaics replaced carved decoration, domes ...

Berlin's museums use culture as a means of integration for refugees

Art Newspaper - Sep 19, 2016
... offers visits twice a week in four museums: the Museum of Islamic Art and the Museum of the Ancient Near East, two separate museums housed together in the Pergamon Museum; the Byzantine Art Museum in the Bode Museum; and the German Historical ...

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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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The Intellectual Devotional: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Roam Confidently with the Cultured Class

by: David S. Kidder, Noah D. Oppenheim

This daily digest of intellectual challenge and learning will arouse curiosity, refresh knowledge, expand horizons, and keep the mind sharp

Millions of Americans keep bedside books of prayer and meditative reflection―collections of daily passages to stimulate spiritual thought and advancement. The Intellectual Devotional is a secular version of the same―a collection of 365 short lessons that will inspire and invigorate the reader every day of the year. Each daily digest of wisdom is drawn from one of seven fields of knowledge: history, literature, philosophy, mathematics and science, religion, fine arts, and music.
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Byzantine Naval Forces 1261-1461: The Roman Empire's Last Marines

by: Raffaele D'Amato
After the recapture of Constantinople, Emperor Michael VIII Palaiologos was determined to bring glory back to the Byzantine Empire. To achieve this, he established an Imperial Fleet and raised new regiments of elite marine troops. This work provides a comprehensive, illustrated guide to the unit history and appearance of these men, who were at the cutting edge of the last great height of Byzantine naval power. They won victory after victory in campaigns throughout the 1260s–70s, and though successive periods of decline and partial resurrection followed, these marine units survived until the very last flickers of Byzantine resistance were extinguished.
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The Artist's Reality: Philosophies of Art

by: Mark Rothko

One of the most important artists of the twentieth century, Mark Rothko (1903–1970) created a new and impassioned form of abstract painting over the course of his career. Rothko also wrote a number of essays and critical reviews during his lifetime, adding his thoughtful, intelligent, and opinionated voice to the debates of the contemporary art world. Although the artist never published a book of his varied and complex views, his heirs indicate that he occasionally spoke of the existence of such a manuscript to friends and colleagues.
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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 ...

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

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; \

LaunchPad: Conserving Ancient and Byzantine Art at the Art Institute of Chicago

While the Art Institute of Chicago's ancient and Byzantine collection was off view during the construction of the Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries of Greek, ...