Unlike his present European status as a white-haired fairytale figure, benign and vaguely Christian, who presides once a year over the delightful day
Tag : Byzantine
GA 2370 is a medieval minuscule manuscript of the Gospels that resides in the in . It was produced in the late 1000s. Some
Byzantine storage jar found at YavnePhoto: Yaniv Berman, IAA. Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne. Today, southern France is synonymous with excellent
GA 34 doesn’t usually get much attention these days, even though in past generations it was seen by giants of the field of
Surrounded by gold and precious marbles, there can be no doubt that we behold a vision of Heaven like that witnessed by Saint John the Theologian.
The Eastern Catholic churches are often mysterious and confusing. Rarely discussed by Roman Catholics for much of their existence, Byzantine
Discovered by a metal detectorist in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland in 2014, the Galloway Hoard, buried around 900 CE, contains over 100 diverse
Nicholas Galanin, “Ism #1,” 2013. 19″ x 32″, digital photographic print. Image courtesy of the artist At the end of last month, I heard Dr.
Between 2016 and 2018 I created a series of wall paintings with scenes from the Old Testament for the exterior walls of a chapel in Dordogne, France.
The Byzantine Empire, which lasted more than a thousand years, had one of the most monetized economies in medieval Europe. The coinage of Byzantium
What would you do if a handful of kingdoms—inhabited by tribes who fought with each other a lot—were thrown together and styled “The Holy
Charlemagne is crowned Holy Roman Emperor on Christmas Day, ad 800 (continued from the previous post) …in spite of the non-stop mayhem of
(I’m still giving Gibbon’s Decline and Fall of The Roman Empire my patented Western-Lit-In-Only-One-Sentence ® treatment! Continued from the
Museum collections around the world hold treasures of ancient beauty secrets. For example, we have found traces of makeup in ancient jars, on
Anybody buy anything fun on this wonderful Bandcamp Friday? Helloween have started the pre-orders for their new self-titled album, which drops on