Category: Art History: Byzantine & Medieval c 500 CE to c 1400

Medieval Art

Medieval Art

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This refreshing new look at Medieval art conveys a very…
Tintoretto : Tradition and Identity

Tintoretto

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The Venetian painter Jacopo Tintoretto (1518-1594) is an ambiguous figure…
Codices illustres

Codices illustres

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From The Book of Kells to Boccaccio's Decameron, from the…
The Lewis Chessmen

The Lewis Chessmen

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These enchanting chess pieces consist of elaborately worked walrus ivory…
Byzantine Mosaics in Norman Sicily

Byzantine Mosaics in Norman Sicily

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Sicily is famous for the spectacular mosaics found in its…
Cats in Medieval Manuscripts

Cats in Medieval Manuscripts

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Cats were illustrated in medieval manuscripts throughout the Middle Ages,…
The Crucified God in the Carolingian Era : Theology and Art of Christ's Passion

The Crucified God in the Carolingian Era

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The Carolingian 'Renaissance' of the late eighth and ninth centuries,…
St. Albans Psalter - Painting and Prayer in Medieval England

St. Albans Psalter – Painting and Prayer in Medieval England

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This is a fascinating look at one of the world's…
The Colmar Treasure : A Medieval Jewish Legacy

The Colmar Treasure

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During a 19th century renovation of a confectioner's shop in…
Early Medieval Architecture

Early Medieval Architecture

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The early middle ages were an exciting period in the…
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