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Unformatted text preview: o Wears a halo yet rides his sun chariot across the sky as Sol Invictus, the pagan god of sun, would o Is surrounded by scrolling vines. -Santa Maria Majore o First Church dedicated to the virgin Mary o Began in 432AD o In 432 there was a meeting of all Christian leaders in the world. Ecumenical council. Mary is given the title Theotokos- bearer of God. o Nave is decorated with mosaics o All show scenes from the old testament -The parting of Lot and Abraham -p. 234 (8-13) S. Maria Maggiore Nave, Rome 432-440. o Separation of Abraham and his nephew Lot o Abraham represents good. He heads off towards the right, towards the church o Lot heads off towards Sodamin -Anorious moves the capital of the Christian empire to Ravenna, Italy. The Goths were destroying it. Anorious dies, Gall Placidia takes over and does everything a male would have. -Mausoleum of Galla Placidia -p. 235(8-14) Ravenna, Italy c. 425....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ARH 2059 taught by Professor Margaretzaho during the Spring '07 term at University of Central Florida.
- Spring '07