A picture that recounts an event drawn from a story, either factual or fictional
A picture that expresses or embodies an intangible concept or idea.
The Vestibule or entrance porch of a church
An unroofed interior couryard in Roman house, sometimes having a pool.
Any structure designed with a rectangular shape.
Aisles next to the nave
The topomost zone of a wall with windows in basillica, extending above the aisle roofs.
The arm of the crucifrom church, perpendicular to the nave.
Any Structure designed with a primary central space surrounded by symmetrical areas on each side.
Arcs that separate the side aisles
The concave triangular section of a vault that forms the transition between a square or polygonal space and the circular base of a done.
A Church or Chapel built over the grace of a martyr.
a title of Christ represented as the ruler of the universe, especially in Byzantine church decoration.
An almond-shaped area in whcih a sacred figure, such as Christ is represented.
a representation, in Byzantine art, of Christ harrowing hell.
A handwritten book or document.
A painting on paper or parchment used as illustration and/or decoration for manuscripts or albums
A manuscript page
The banning and/or destruction of icons and religious images.
A screen covered with icons that separates the sanctuary (where the altar is located) from the congregational space in an Orthodox church.
A technique for decorating gold in which tiny balls of the precious metal are fused to the main surface in a pattern.
A technique in which powdered glass is applied to a metal surface in a decorative design.
A type of linear decoration in which ribbonlike bands are illusionistically depicted as if woven under and over one another.
A room in a monastery housing a workshop for writing or copying manuscripts.
Characteristic feature of insular that illuminated manuscripts.
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The combining of different, often contradictory beliefs, while blending practices of various religions