|Christ from the Deesis mosaic 13th Century, Hagia
Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey, Byzantine Style
Take out a piece of paper.
Please spend the first 15 minutes of class writing several sentences that describe this mosaic's iconography. The sentences must be complete and as grammatical as you can make them.
(The goal is to write a paragraph long iconographic analysis using the stuff you read and learned in the last weeks.)
Please use as much of the following vocabulary as you can when writing this.
Classic, Golden Age of Perikles,
480-350 BCE (450 BCE)
Late Hellenism 350-100 BCE (350-100 BCE)
Roman Empire 100BCE-315 CE
Early Christian/Byzantine 315-750 C.E (some sources say the Byzantine style survived all the way to 1450)
Romanesque 800-1150 C.E.
Gothic 1150-1350 C.E.
|Explanation of a point by point comparison essay.
Developing topic sentences or what is a thesis?.
San Vitale in Ravenna
Justinian's Empire c526
San Vitale in Ravenna, Italy 526-547
Mosaic of Christ from the
Archiepiscopal Palace in Ravenna
late 6th Century
He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High
Surely he will save you from the fowler's snare
You will not fear the terror of night,
A thousand may fall at your side,
If you make the Most High your dwelling --
For he will command his angels concerning
"Because he loves me," says the Lord, "I will rescue him;
Emperor Justinian and Attendants, San Vitale Ravenna, Italy 526-47
Theodora and Attendants, San Vitale Ravenna, Italy 526-47