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Early Christian vs. Byzantine Art

 

Early Christian

Byzantine

Where in Europe:

West. East.

Capital:

Rome. Byzantium/Constantinople.

Language:

Latin. Greek.

Relationship between church and state:

Separation between church and state. Union between church and state.

Type of Christianity:

Catholic. Orthodox.

Art:

Catacomb paintings, mosaics. Mosaics, icons.

Architecture:

Basilica-plan church. Central-plan church.

Roof:

Flat timber. Domed.

Roof support:

Post and lintel. Pendentives.

Example:

S. Apollinare. Hagia Sophia.

Date:

533-549. 532-537.

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