Disc Notes [2007.09.26] ahis220

Disc Notes - Discussion Notes Art History Sept 26 2007 RAVENNA Orthodox and Arian Baptistries Ravenna(two circles orthodox is blue arian is gold

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Discussion Notes Art History Sept. 26, 2007 RAVENNA * Orthodox and Arian Baptistries, Ravenna (two circles-- orthodox is blue, arian is gold) * differences-- facing other way * same scene-- baptism of Christ * people offering crowns in both * the people offering the crowns are in procession * aka the Neonian baptistery(ies) * Neonian * Having to do with bishop Neon. In this case, a building constructed by him. * Orthodox * adhering to the accepted or traditional and established faith, esp in religion * Arian * having to do w/ Arisu, a presbyter of the church of Alexandria, in the 4 th century. * his followers held Christ to be inferior to God the Father in nature and dignity, and did not believe him to have been present at the Creation. * the only diff b/w orthodox and Arian beliefs is the substance of Christ * Exterior of Orthodox (Neonian) baptistery, Ravenna * the baptistery is the octagonal building; is not attached to the church, which is common * orthodox (Neonian) baptistery, Ravenna, c.430
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This note was uploaded on 09/03/2008 for the course AHIS 220g taught by Professor Malone during the Fall '06 term at USC.

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Disc Notes - Discussion Notes Art History Sept 26 2007 RAVENNA Orthodox and Arian Baptistries Ravenna(two circles orthodox is blue arian is gold

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