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1.  "Portait of the Author." Illustration to Dioscuride's De Materia Medica. c. 512

2.  "Symbol of Saint Matthew." Book of Durrow, folio 21v. c.660-680.

 

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Symbol of Saint Matthew

Book of Durrow, folio 21v

c.660-680

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Carpet Page

Book of Durrow, folio 3v

c. 660-680

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1.  Eagle Fibula. From Visigothic Spain. 6th century.

2.  "The Consul Anastasius."  Ivory diptych. c.517

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Eagle Fibula

From Visigothic Spain

6th Century

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Bronze Mirror

1st century BCE-1st Century CE

Bronze and Niello

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The Great Torque from Snettisham

c. 1st century BCE

gold mixed with some silver

part of largest deposit of gold, silver adn bronze artefacts dating from the Iron Age found in England

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Bouray God.

1st century BCE - 1st century CE

Discovered around 1845 in the Juine river at the town of Bouray.

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1.  "Virgin and Child (Vladmir Virgin)." c. 1131. Tempera and gold on panel.

2.  "Lamentation." c. 1164. Fresco, north wall of Church of St. Paneleimon. Nerezi, Macedonia.

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1. "Virgin and Child (Vladimir Virgin)." c. 1131. Tempera and gold on panel.

2. Phidias. Athena Parthenos in the cella of the Parthenon. c. 438 BCE.

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1. Virgin and Child. c. 1131. Tempera and gold on panel.

2. Virgin and Child Entrhoned with Angels and Saints. Early 7th century. Encaustic on wood.

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1. "The Heavenly Ladder." Late 12th century. Tempera and gold on panel.

2. "Saint Peter." Early seventh century. Encaustic on panel.

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The Heavenly Ladder

Late 12th Century

Tempera and gold on panel

Treatise published by St. John Climacus

 

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The Heavenly Ladder.

Late 12th Century

Tempera and gold on panel

Treatise published by St. John Climacus (Klimax)

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St. John Climacus. 15th century. Tempera and gold on panel.

climax - from the Latin climax which is in turn based on Greek for ladder

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view of Monastery of Saint Catherine, Mount Sinai

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1. St.  John Climacus. 15th Century. Tempera and gold on panel.

2. The Heavenly Ladder. late 12th century. tempera and gold on panel.

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Lamentation.

1164.

Fresco, north wall of Church of St. Panteleimon.

Nerezi, Macedonia.

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Church of St. Panteleimon.

12th century

Nerezi, Macedonia

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Europe and the Byzantine Empire

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1a. "Christ." Coin from reign of Justinian II. 692-695.

1b. "Justinian II" reverse of coin.

2a. "Christ." Second coin from reign of Justinian II. 705.

2b. "Justinian II and Tiberius." reverse of 2nd coin.

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1. "Christ (Semitic type)." Sixth century. Encaustic and sheet gold on panel.

2. "Christ." Second coin from reign of Justinian II. 705

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1. "Zeus." from the sea off Greece. c.460-450 BCE.

2. "Christ." Coin from reign of Justinian II. 692-695.

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"Christ" and Justinian II

coin from reign of Justinian II

692-695

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1. "Icon of the Virgin." Egypt, Byzantine period. 6th century. Tapestry.

2. "Virgin and Child Enthroned." Apse mosaic. Dedicated 867. Hagia Sophia, Constantinople.

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1a. Virgin and Child Enthroned. Apse mosaic, Hagia Sophia. Dedicated 867

1b. Anthemius of Tralles and Isidorus of Miletus. Plan of Hagia Sophia, Constantinople.

2a. Reconstruction drawing of the Basilica Nova. c.306-312 CE. Rome.

2b. Plan of Basilica Nova. c.306-312 AD

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Virgin and Child Enthroned

Apse mosaic

Hagia Sophia, Constantinople

Dedicated 867

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Anthemius of Tralles and Isidorus of Miletus

Hagia Sophia, Constantinople

532-537

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Anthemius of Tralles and Isidorus of Miletus.

Hagia Sophia, Constantinople

532-537

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What is a concave, triangular section of a hemisphere, four of which provide the transition from a square area to circular base of a covering dome?

Pendentive