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Christian Basilicas of Medieval Europe

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The growth of Christianity in Medieval Europe drove a need for new places of worship for the faithful. The Ancient...

Iconography of Christ

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Through my research I will be exploring several depictions of Christ between the 3rd and 9th centuries through various mediums....

Light and Color in the Middle Ages

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Most medieval art was created for religious purposes and needed to be something that could assist the viewer in their...

Iconography of Christ

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Christ was portrayed in the Byzantine Empire in the years prior and following the iconoclastic period in many different mediums...

Reliquary and Cathedral Comparison

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Because of pilgrimage sites and reliquaries, people have been exploring the world because of religion. Comparisons can be drawn between...

Composition and Design of Sculpture Relief Panels

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The four selected relief sculptures: The Flight into Egypt, Two Scenes of Christ and the Apostles, Plaque with Christ Receiving...

Floor-plans of Medieval Churches

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This exhibit shows a overview of four Medieval pilgrimage churches and their floorplans. These churches were made in special ways...

Animals in Medieval Art

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Throughout Medeival times the use of animal imagery was consistently utilized as a form of symbolism. With time these animals...

Metal Clothing Clasps

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This exhibit will discuss and compare metal clothing clasps from the medieval era. Included in the exhibit are: a shoulder...

Christian Architecture Through the Middle Ages

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During the Middle Ages, Christianity evolved, becoming more popular and changing how Christians worshipped. Out of this, they developed their...

Reliquaries: Formed by Function

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This exhibit explores how the unique ways in which medieval Christians used reliquaries affected how they were made and dictated...

Gold in Christian Reliquaries

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Gold has been connected to the divine throughout centuries, particularly in Medieval Christian reliquaries. These reliquaries, which are shrines that...

The Apocalypse

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Illuminations were a form of art expression in middle ages, and the apocalyptic scenes were popular at the time. The...

Secular Cityscapes

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For my project, I am studying Late Medieval secular paintings of cityscapes. This exhibit compares two temperas, one oil, and...

Salvation Narratives

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Most salvation narratives depict chaos and tranquility; a direct reflection of the comparison between those who are damned and those...

Apocalypse Manuscript Miniatures

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This exhibit contains four Christian manuscript miniatures depicting the apocalyptic vision of the lamb. The sources of these miniatures are...

Medieval East Crucifixion Depictions

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I am studying depictions of the crucifixion in the middle ages. I will be looking at a gospel cover, a...

The Byzantine Cultural Exchange

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This exhibit will showcase the cross-cultural Byzantine exchange.I am examining four objects, asilver Byzantine bowl, the Barada Mosaic, the Stavelot...

Changes in Roman Style Architecture Throughout the Ages

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Roman architecture was a staple seen in ages far beyond the fall of Rome, both directly, and in forms changed...

Iconography in Byzantine Culture

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Throughout the Byzantine culture there have been numerous amounts of historical art pieces throughout this time period, but what...

The Apocalypse Through the Ages

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Religion played a major role in Europe during the Middle Ages. Many different cultures interepted Christianity differently, especially when it...

Triumphal Arches of Rome

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This exhibit shows the triumphal arches of the great Roman and Byzantine empire. These arches were valued in medieval times...

Crucifixion Objects Throughout Medieval Art

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For my project I will studying Crucifixion art from the middle ages. Depictions of Crucifixions have changed over time, but...

Reliquaries of the True Cross

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A look into reliquaries of the True Cross. These are all pieces of art that hold parts of the cross...

Medieval Portals Defining the Use of Space

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Portals and doorways are visual representations of a transition from one space to another, which can alter how a person...

image of christ

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This essay looks to and compares and contrasts four Christian arts in the form of Mosaic art in the Byzantine...

European Manuscripts from the Medieval period

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Artists who designed Manuscripts made noticable decisions when coming to inviting the reader in. This is shown through the linework,...

Decoration of apse

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Medieval objects and monuments are all over the world and they act as a reminder of the great medieval times....

Medieval Pilgrimage Portals

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Many pilgrims on the Camino travel through parts of France and Spain and visit Romanesque cathedrals, like the Cathedrals of...