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    The Byzantine art closely followed the Early Christian art, just as in the Early Christian art manuscript painting was an important art form, during Early Byzantine era. For example, figure 9-17 Crucifixion and resurrection, Rabbula Gospels, the manuscript showed Christ being risen from the tomb, while surrounded by mandorla. Although Mary was not mentioned in the gospels as being a witness of Christ ascension, she played an important role in the medieval art, both in the East and in the West. Another example of Christian influence on the Byzantine art are the mosaics. Similar to Christians they use the mosaics to depict elaborate figural scenes using bright colors. You can see this in figure 9-19 of the Byzantine art, the mosaics depicted a huge mosaic of Hagia Sophia showing the virgin and child enthroned (Gardner’s pg. 270). The Byzantine architecture was also very similar to the Christian’s architecture. They followed similar plan structure. The Byzantine art achieved the full expression of a mystical Christianity in terms of oriental lavishness. The Byzantine art form has abandoned the formal physical beauty admired by the Greeks for the Christian art, which appears to be formless, timeless conception of religious…

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    It turned out that the Christian converts had wanted the same things as the Romans. Unfortunately because Christianity was part of a number of mystery cults, images of the Nativity, Crucifixion, and Resurrection were not found in the third century Christian works of art (Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia). The theme of death and resurrection were not directly shown in the works of art but they were represented through many images that had been derived from the Old Testament. Faith and…

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    It is important to expose not only our youth but everyone to positive hip-hop artist to let them know that you can be successful without doing illegal activities or being someone you’re not. There ways to help promote hip-hop positively. There are different forms of hip hop. For example, there is Christian hip hop. Christian hip hop is a form of art where artist encourages positivity through their music without using explicit language or behavior. It is one of the rawest forms of art. It then…

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    A Christian liberal arts education more completely prepares its graduates for life than does other education tactics, especially over a general liberal arts study. These universities seek to prepare a student for all aspects of life—wherever and whatever they may be—as a loving, Christ follower. This methodology differs greatly from those used by other institutions for higher learning. A liberal arts degree in the non Christian world focuses on laying a foundational education that will prepare…

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    Paintings have been used as a type of expression for many years now. Using figural, landscape, and mural styles as different styles of depiction. In the past and specifically during the 6th c. CE it was more common to paint on the behalf of a religion. Depending on the religion being painted came a different style of illustration. In Christian art it was very common to see figural paintings, and scenes involving people to establish a story. These story depictions usually came from or were…

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    A Christian liberal arts education more completely prepares its graduates for life than does other education tactics, especially those of a general liberal arts study. These universities seek to prepare a student for all aspects of life—wherever and whatever they may be—as a loving, Christ follower. This methodology differs greatly from those used by other institutions for higher learning. A liberal arts degree in the non-Christian world focuses on laying a foundational education that will…

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    While animals of the natural world are depicted in many historical artworks, their depiction in Medieval Christian art as symbolic representations are repeated in various media throughout the Middle Ages. To demonstrate, I will compare the animal imagery depicted in Salonika: Hosios David: Apse Mosaic: Christ with symbols of the Evangelists Luke and Mark, c.5th A.D. (Fig.1) and Gospel Book Cod. 348 fol. 8v Hand of God & Evangelist Symbols, c.820 A.D. (Fig.2). To begin, Fig.1 is Byzantine mosaic…

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    faced with those elements. It also provides us with intellectual and practical skills like, communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills. These are used in everyday life. Everyday at our jobs we need to communicate with our co-workers as well as analyze and problem-solve many situations or problems we are faced with. Liberal arts education also gives us a better view of the world around us as well as our specific area of interest. In society this type of education helps us to gain…

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    Borrowing ideas from other sources can date back centuries, it can even be seen in art. Early Christianity had no idea on how to portray Jesus so having no clear image of what Jesus actually looked like lead them to rely on pagan art. Borrowing of pagan art can be seen when looking at a portrait of Jesus because their image of is based on the pagan gods Hermes and Apollo. There are two main reasons why Christians use pagan art to create their image of Jesus. The first one being that they wanted…

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    The Jewish and early Christin art brought about many changes then the past, when it comes to how we view art overall. This particular change has to do with the religious feature and focusing and telling the many stories about that certain person and there many journeys. The narrative urge to tell a good story and whose moral or theological implications often have instructional value. The desire to create iconic images which we will go into a couple and talk about their significance to the early…

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