Art 4405-December 4

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Art 4405 December 4, 2007 Venice {slide} had a emulation of Constantinople idea of getting influence from Constantinople + inviting artist from there artists were traveling if not Constantine architects, then at least a definite influence Alexandria becomes less and less relevant but had the Relic of St. Mark 9 th century sailors form Venice took the relic: Story of the heist o Theft of Thievery: the moving of relics-translation o Venetians wrapped up the body, it was supposedly still intact and smelt of roses o to cover the smell and to hide from Arabs, packed him with pork o reason for Evangelist in relic is big: politics and religion o Venetians want a place on the map 751 Ravenna falls to Lungobards, no longer Byzantine o Venice was a village at the time but remained independent has a past of commerce and money St. Mark’s Cathedral, Venice, 1063 and 1265 {slide} St. Mark’s not a cathedral until 19 th century because it was a palace church Venetian prince: Doge façade of church that faces the square would be place for the doge to be on display (Hippodrome) 5 dome plan, Greek Orthodox plan St. Mark’s Cathedral, Venice - Timeline
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2009 for the course ART 2470 taught by Professor Ryan during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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