Byzantine Art and Archaeology

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YAR105 Byzantine Art and Archaeology

Professor: Ioannis THEOCHARIS (adjunct faculty for 2020-21)

The course covers the basic thematics of Byzantine archeology and art with reference to the Christian cosmic, ecclesiastical and burial art, the development and spread of Christian iconography and the composition of the iconographic program of the churches in the ecclesiastical and secular architecture from the foundation of Constantinople to its Fall, the painting of icons, mosaics and illustrated manuscripts and the iconoclastic crisis, the precious objects of art and the topography of the Byzantine world.

Course outline


  1. ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΝΗ ΤΕΧΝΗ, DELVOYE CHARLES (Eudoxus code: 86053761)
  2. Εισαγωγή στη Βυζαντινή τέχνη και αρχιτεκτονική, Lyn Rodley (Eudoxus code: 12921665)
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