ch6 - Chapter 6 Lecture Slides GPH 205 Historical...

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Chapter 6 Lecture Slides 1 1 GPH 205 Historical Foundations of Visual Technology Chapter 6 Jim Janossy j [email protected] The Story of Art (Gombrich): Chapter 6 - Rome and Byzantium, 500-1300 CE Welcome… Jim Janossy j [email protected] Middle east and Africa Europe Divisions of the known old world Asia
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Chapter 6 Lecture Slides 2 Greece Egypt India China Japan S.E. Asia Europe “Fertile crescent” Rome Asia Centers of civilizations we’ll examine Roman republic; empire 63 BCE Emperors are deities; worshipped Jesus: 4 BC-33 AD St. Paul & gospels: 50-90 AD Rome destroys Jerusalem and the Jewish temple: 66-70 AD Christian persecutions: 60-300 AD Rome becomes Christian, 312 CE In Europe… Historical highlights Jim Janossy j [email protected] Rome becomes Christian, 312 CE; churches are meeting halls (basilica) Rome falls to “Vandals” 476 CE Dark ages 500 - 1400 CE; Norman and other invasions of Europe Rome: images are OK for telling religious stories; they are to those who can’t read, as words are to those who can read.”
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