16 Handout Early Christian Art - Old Saint Peter’s Rome...

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Arth 111 Professor Hedeman October 13, 2010 Early Christian Art before Constantine Catacombs 3 rd -6 th century Cemetery of Priscilla, Cubiculum of Velatio Dura Europos, Syria Roman garrison town destroyed 256 Christian community house before 256 Synagogue, 244-245 Early Christian Art after Constantine Santa Constanza, ca. 350 Sarcophagus of a child ca. 340 Sacophagus of Junius Bassus, c. 359
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Unformatted text preview: Old Saint Peter’s, Rome ca. 320-327 Terms: catacomb Chi-Rho (XPI) orant Torahr Five book of Moses martyrium sarcophagus ambulatory mosaic basilica apse nave transcept: cross-shaped narthex: The narthex of a church is the entrance or lobby area, located at the end of the nave , at the far end from the church's main altar ....
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