Byzantium Art

Evans, Helen C., & William D. Wixom, "The Glory of Byzantium: Art and Culture of the Middle Byzantine Era, A.D. 843–1261"

Evans, Helen C., & William D. Wixom, "The Glory of Byzantium: Art and Culture of the Middle Byzantine Era, A.D. 843–1261"
Metropolitan Museum of Art/H.N.Abrams | 1997 | ISBN: 0870997777/0810965070 | English | PDF | 596 pages | 85.71 Mb

In A.D. 843, following the resolution of the Iconoclastic controversy, which had raged throughout the Byzantine Empire for more than a century, the use of icons—images—was triumphantly reinstated in the Orthodox Church. This momentous event inspired much of the art of the following four centuries, which comprises the second great era of Byzantine culture and provides the starting point of this volume. The Glory of Byzantium, and the exhibition that it accompanies, concludes with the demise of the empire's role as a world power, evidenced by the Latin occupation of Constantinople from 1204 to 1261. …

Rural Lives and Landscapes in Late Byzantium: Art, Archaeology, and Ethnography  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Aug. 17, 2015
Rural Lives and Landscapes in Late Byzantium: Art, Archaeology, and Ethnography

Rural Lives and Landscapes in Late Byzantium: Art, Archaeology, and Ethnography by Sharon E. J. Gerstel
English | 2015 | ISBN: 0521851599 | 234 pages | PDF | 27 MB

Epigram, Art, and Devotion in Later Byzantium  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Dec. 3, 2016
Epigram, Art, and Devotion in Later Byzantium

Epigram, Art, and Devotion in Later Byzantium
by Ivan Drpic
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1107151511 | 531 Pages | True PDF | 43 MB

This book explores the nexus of art, personal piety, and self-representation in the last centuries of Byzantium.

Evans, Helen C., "Byzantium: Faith and Power (1261–1557)"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at Jan. 14, 2013
Evans, Helen C., "Byzantium: Faith and Power (1261–1557)"

Evans, Helen C., "Byzantium: Faith and Power (1261–1557)"
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art/Yale n Pr | 2004 | ISBN: 1588391132/030010278X | English | PDF | 658 pages | 98.32 Mb

The fall of the Byzantine capital of Constantinople to the Latin West in 1204 during the Fourth Crusade abruptly interrupted nearly nine hundred years of artistic and cultural traditions. In 1261, however, the Byzantine general Michael VIII Palaiologos triumphantly re-entered Constantinople and reclaimed the seat of the empire, initiating a resurgence of art and culture that would continue for nearly three hundred years, not only in the waning empire itself but also among rival Eastern Christian nations eager to assume its legacy. …

BBC: Art of Eternity  Video

Posted by sao_cu_khoa_ong at June 25, 2009
BBC: Art of Eternity

BBC: Art of Eternity
English | DVDRip | XviD | 704x400 | MP3 VBR ~122 kbps | 23 fps | 3 x 45:16min | 2GB

How should art depict the relationship between man and God? How can art best express eternal values? Can you and should you portray the face of Christ? For over 1,000 years these were some of the questions which taxed the minds of the greatest artists of the early West. In this three-part series, art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon sets out to unravel the mysteries of art from the pre-perspective era.

Jews in Byzantium (Jerusalem Studies in Religion and Culture) (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by melia at Jan. 17, 2017
Jews in Byzantium (Jerusalem Studies in Religion and Culture) (Repost)

Oded Irshai, "Jews in Byzantium (Jerusalem Studies in Religion and Culture)"
English | 2011 | ISBN: 9004203559 | 1060 pages | PDF | 25.88 MB

Art and Abstract Objects (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Jan. 8, 2017
Art and Abstract Objects (repost)

Art and Abstract Objects by Christy Mag Uidhir
English | 2013 | ISBN-10: 0199691495 | 320 pages | PDF | 1 MB

Theodora: Empress of Byzantium (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by viserion at Dec. 1, 2016
Theodora: Empress of Byzantium (repost)

Paolo Cesaretti, "Theodora: Empress of Byzantium"
ISBN: 0865652376 | 2004 | EPUB | 384 pages | 3 MB
The Two Eyes of the Earth: Art and Ritual of Kingship between Rome and Sasanian Iran (Repost)

Matthew P. Canepa, "The Two Eyes of the Earth: Art and Ritual of Kingship between Rome and Sasanian Iran"
English | 2009 | 456 Pages | ISBN: 0520257278 | PDF | 7 MB

ВВС - The Art of Russia (2009)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Oct. 14, 2016
ВВС - The Art of Russia (2009)

ВВС - The Art of Russia (2009)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 4000 Kbps | 3x~59mn | 5.21 GB
Audio: English AC-3 192 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, History, Arts

Series in which art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon tells the incredible story of Russian art - its mystery and magnificence - and until now a story untold on British television.