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    The Last Judgment

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    French Romanesque incorporates a classical style with medieval and Roman influence. Gothic sculptures although beautiful portrayed a decline in the traditional style, yet still included some Roman influence such as draped robes on sculptures. I favored French Romanesque style with emphasis given to Gislebertus’ Last Judgment. The Last Judgment sculpture depicts both aspects of the religious culture: heaven, hell, good, and evil. The statue possesses intricate detail of the human figure as well as angels and demons balancing out the souls who pass on to heaven and those who will be damned. There were not any sculptures that I disliked as each era possessed, characteristics that are appealing. Sculptures and artwork is an ability that few possess. I feel that French Romanesque artwork and sculpture better communicated, culture and religion. In the Gothic sculptures such as that of the Old Testament King and Queen lamb statues at the Royal Portal of the Chartres Cathedral have less detail. Although the statues portray facial expression, and incorporate Roman styled draped clothing, they in my perspective, do not hold as much character as French Romanesque art.…

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    Found in many early medieval Irish manuscripts, an Immram is the traditional Old Irish tale of a sea voyage in which a saint travels across various islands in search of the Otherworld of eternal bliss. One of the most well known depictions of the sea voyage is The Voyage of Saint Brendan, which follows Saint Brendan and his brothers as they embark on their journey in search of the Promised Land of the Saints. Throughout their legendary seven-year journey, Brendan and his followers encounter an…

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    reason stained glass windows were created to educate the illiterate about the word of God, which was seen in the La Sainte-Chappelle. Since many people in modern day can read and write, the windows now serve to not only educate but also inspire and provide a connection to God. Another striking aspect of decoration in a cathedral would be the sculptures. In the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, there are sculptures in the west front depicting the Last Judgment Portal: Weighing of Souls. The…

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    Michelangelo's interpretation of The Last Judgment, nonetheless, has been a subject of exchange, because of the uncertain imagery inside its art. There had been theories that all of the factors of the piece aren’t strictly Christian in nature. The Last Judgment is a prominent portion of Michelangelo’s painting of the Sistine chapel, Michelangelo in addition to other artists had been enormously motivated through the heliocentric view of the universe which were brought by Copernicus: “In assessing…

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    as an endeavour to explain the meaning of the universe, how it works and what happens to people after death (Fontenai, 2006). The Catholic perspective of life after death is that although the body dies and is buried or cremated, the exclusive soul lives on and will rise to a new life with God. Catholic’s believe that the Last Judgment is the final judgment by God. This results glorification of some and punishment for others. According to the Catholic doctrine, in order for a individual to enter…

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    Linear Cosmology

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    studies dealing with events of the end of time, and humanity’s final destination. The word is derived from the Greek root Eschatos, which means “last”. Almost all religions and beliefs through all nations around the earth have their own ideas and beliefs about the events that are going at the final days and that will lead to the end of the world. Although there are lots of religions all over the world, and each has different views on the end of the world and different details on that event,…

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    The School Of Athens

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    church was a major cultural factor. The School of Athens fresco and the last judgment relief, shows the huge shift from the “Dark Ages” into the “enlightenment” Apparent in both (past and the future) societies, the catholic church was known to be a “dominant political, religious and economic force”(Fiero,118). During the creation of the two art pieces, the catholic church was…

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    The Antichrist Analysis

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    If one dares ask a question that examines or critiques Trump, prepare to be attacked. This will only get worse as his ascendancy continues. However, if you laud Trump with praise, he will elevate you to a place of honor, exactly corresponding to Daniel 11:39. This is presently happening as people sell their soul and surrender their principles to join the Trump Train. Buddy up to him and he will treat you wonderfully. But challenge him at your own peril. The last part of the verse says, “he’ll…

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    this period were influenced by the Roman and Greek culture and wanted to re-create their works by adding their own touch and thoughts. Also, at this time, art began to flourish and patrons commissioned many artists. Artists like Michelangelo Buonarroti and Hieronymus Bosch were and still are very famous for their works. In this essay, I will discuss “The Last Judgment” done by both Michelangelo and Bosch. Michelangelo was from Italy and was considered to be the most famous painter of the Italian…

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    The Creation of Adam was the most exemplary scene on the Sistine ceiling of the nine scenes. Michelangelo created his image of God creating man and the world. Another well-known Sistine work was the Last Judgment on the wall behind the church altar. The Last Judgment was more personal because Michelangelo add people he disliked and himself in this painting in an unfavorable manner. All the works of art mentioned here were commissioned by people of high status or related to the church.…

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