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Slide Lists for September 6 to September 18

This section of the course is devoted to Byzantine art, primarily of the 6th century.

Some Decorative Arts

Portable Ivories

Imperial and consular diptychs were made primarily in Rome until its final fall in 476; such production then moved to Constantinople. Some ivories from the 4th to 6th centuries.

Early Manuscripts

Icons and Iconoclasm

Iconoclasm: the prohibition of the use or even possesion of painted images of Mary, Christ, and the Saints. Lasted from 726 to 787 and again from 813 to 843.

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