Survey of Art I Byzantine lecture

Survey of Art I Byzantine lecture - the liturgy (service)...

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Byzantine Art Week 10
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• Chi-Rho: abbreviation for Christ • combining Frst 2 letters of the name of Christ in Greek.
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Church • Christian place of worship
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Byzantine Empire • Christian empire in Europe after the fall of Rome • Lasted from 330 to 1408. • Byzantine Emperor considered himself a living saint.
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Justinian (483-565 CE)
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Justinian part 1 http://www.schooltube.com/video/ a2d25507bfeb4361b360/Justinian- part-1
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Justinian part 2 http://www.schooltube.com/video/ 5a97f50c8c894ecab407/Justinian- part-2
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Church of Hagia Sophia • Built by Justinian • “Hagia Sophia” means “holy wisdom,” or Christ.
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Largest dome ever built • 100 feet across • Thanks to pendentives.
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• Pendentive: 4 triangles that result when a dome is set atop a fat rooF.
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pendentives
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pendentives
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• Apse: niche for the altar in a church
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• Altar: table where the priest leads
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Unformatted text preview: the liturgy (service) Nave: the long central area for the people Emperor Justinian Church of San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy 547 CE mosaic nave apse entrance altar Mosaic: the use of small tiles or pieces of glass to make an image. Halo: circle around the head of a holy person. Attribute an object that is symbolic of a person. Emperor Justinian Attributes of the Emperor Justinian: Crown, halo, jewels Purple robe Justinian Christ Priests Attributes of the Priests: Cross, robes, Bible, incense Royal advisors Attributes of the Advisors: Togas, white and black robes Soldiers Chi-rho symbol of Christ Attributes of the Soldiers: Spears, shields, torcs Empress Theodora Empress Theodora Royal Attendants Advisors Write a slogan or caption for this work....
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course ART 205 taught by Professor Amybabinec during the Fall '11 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

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