Art 4405-November 27

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Art 4405 November 27, 2007 Greek (Middle Byzantine) Monastic Churches {slide} Organization of cycles around church -there was an order and a logic (but no coherence) to the placement of stories -flexibility of the program -flexibility of the iconography Anastasis Scenes Compared: Daphne, Nea Mone, Hosios Lukas Anastasis used for both event and building holding Adam’s arm cross: emphasizing different parts; top bar is [INRI} “Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews”; arm bar; feet bar; scientific will to explain the imagery limbo/hell figures are directing to Christ, fives order to scene that is about disorder Christ clothing: energy, exciting dot on hand of Christ, touching hand of Adam a religious symbol; its front and center Hosios Lukas has static Christ Comnene Dynasty Alexios, founder of the Comnene Dynasty and first emperor the Comnene Dynasty followed the Macedonian Dynasty and it endured until 1204 both dynasties art part of the Middle Byzantine Period Conservative and emphasizing continuities but also increasingly emotional impact on art put icons in the bema Christ and Emperor Alexios, 1081-1118 {slide} in picture he is offering the manuscript to Christ who is blessing him emperor is getting power from Christ; part of ritual Scenes from the life of Christ, Mount Sinai, 12 th century {slide} cover horizontal beam on door thing
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