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1 Western Art and Architecture frm 300 to 1400 ad T J Osler

2 Santa Costanza: exterior, view from NW., ca. 350 A.D. Rome, Italy

3 Interior

4 Santa Sabina: interior, nave, view from west, begun ca A.D. Rome

5 Sarcophagus with Scenes from the Passion of Christ(probably from the Catacomb of Domitilla), mid-4th century A.D.

6 Christ carrying the Cross, detail of 1st [far left] panel, mid- 4th century A.D.

7 Byzantine monumental Church mosaics are a crowning glory of Medieval Art. One of the most famous of the surviving mosaics is in the Church of the Holy Wisdom in former Constantinople—the image of Christ on the walls of the upper southern gallery.Church of the Holy WisdomConstantinople

8 Byzantine: Ravenna, exterior, view from south, A.D.

9 San Vitale: interior, view towards apse showing mosaics: [T] roundel portraits of Christ and Apostles; [TC] Lamb of God with Archangels; [C] Christ enthroned with Angels and Saints, ca. 547 A.D.


11 The Emperor Justinian and his retinue; detail of mosaic from the left side [north wall] of the apse, San Vitale, ca. 547 A.D.

12 German, Carolingian, Torhalle (gatehouse of the Benedictine abbey), Lorsch: exterior, view from north,

13 German, Ottonian, St. Cyriakus, Gernrode:exterior, Westbau, view from NW., (west towers and choir enlarged late 12th century)

14 French, Romanesque, Abbey Church, Cluny: south transept ("Tower of the Blessed Water"), view from NW.,

15 Islamic, Spain (Umayyad Period), Great Mosque, Cordoba: interior, arcades, begun ; enlarged to 987


17 Great Mosque, Cordoba: interior, dome in front of the mihrab, added 965 (reign of al-Hakam II)

18 Adoration of Mary, 1150 France

19 Enthroned Virgin and Child France 1260

20 Madonna and Child 1300

21 Byzantine Icon 1400

22 The western façade of Reims Cathedral, France. 12th centuryReims Cathedral

23 Sainte ChapelleSainte Chapelle.

24 Notre Dame de ParisNotre Dame de Paris.

25 Interior of Coutances Cathedral, France.Coutances Cathedral

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