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BYZANTINE II (Middle and Late Byzantine Art) 11.2.09 Main features: emphasis on continuity and tradition between before and after Iconoclasm to stress the stability of the empire and the orthodox faith (ex. icons of XC) Innovation and change in history only presented in the guise of tradition (ex. apse mosaic in Hagia Sophia) Special relationships of power with Christ and the Virgin as displayed through mosaics, manuscripts and ivories Middle Byzantine Church: laid out as a cross within a square topped by a dome. Interior decorated with marble revetments and mosaics (XC Pantokrator in dome and Virgin in apse)
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Mt. Sinai, Egypt
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Monastery of S. Catherine, Mt. Sinai (Egypt). Renovated under Justinian (527-565) Mt. Sinai: Moses Receiving the Law from God
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Icons from Mt. Sinai (Virgin and Child with saints – St. Peter) 6th century
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Icon of Christ, Mt. Sinai, 6th century
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2011 for the course ART HIST 105 taught by Professor Kenfeild-weingert during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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