Eastlake High School Being an Architecture in Byzantine Empire Essay


Imagine that you are a person living in Europe sometime between the years 1400 B.C.E. and 1400 C.E.  You can choose to be either a man or a woman.  

 Choose an occupation that allows you to be involved in state leadership, education, and/or in the creation of buildings, visual art, performance, literature, or music.  
Write a first-person essay about the time in which you live and the work that you do. 
Use specific terms and historic references that place you in the field and the time period you have chosen.   
As a part of the essay, express WHY you make the decisions and/or the art that you make in the culture in which you live, and WHAT VALUE you hope your work will have for the future.  

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C.E. 330 – 1435
Byzantine Art and
A lasting and pervasive
influence on East and West
Church of Hagia Sophia,
C.E. 532-537
Hagia Sophia,
Hagia Sophia,
Ceiling view
The Pantheon, Rome (built c. 126 C.E.,
reign of Hadrian)
Detail of Interior with Oculus
Detail of Corinthian Column, Exterior
What makes the Byzantine dome possible:
4. Lantern
3. Cupola
2. Drum (note clerestory windows)
1. Pendentive
Hagia Sophia
Christ Pantocrater
Icon, encaustic on wood
What is an iconoclast, and
what did they want to
Univ. of Pennsylvania
Iconic art from St. Catherine at Mount Sinai
The Byzantine Empire was made up of the Greekspeaking, Hellenistic kingdoms in the Eastern part of
the Roman Empire.
early 5th century C.E.
Ceiling of the Orthodox
Ravenna (mid-5th century)
Sant’ Apollinare Nuovo
early 6th century C.E.
Church of San Vitale,
c.530-548 C.E.
mid-6th century
Univ. of Pennsylvania
Plan and interior view of apse, Church of
San Vitale, Ravenna
View of Mosaics of San
Vitale, Ravenna
Emperor Justinian
Detail from mosaic
At San Vitale
The Empress
Detail from mosaic
at San Vitale
Monastary of Saint
Sinai Desert
Constantine (ruled C.E. 307-327)
Theodoric (C.E. 493-526)
Justinian and Theodora (C.E.527565)
What were their key contributions to the
establishment of the Byzantine Empire?
Thinkers of Note
St. Augustine (b. C.E. 354)
Boethius (d. C.E. 522)
Procopius (c. C.E. 540s-560s)
Muhammad (C.E. 570-632)
Identify and describe the influential
writings of each of these men.
Art and Architecture of Byzantium
Basilica plan
Encaustic technique
Trompe l’oeil
Symbolism of light
“Theology in color”
How would you
characterize Byzantine
art and architecture?
What was its main
How was this purpose
expressed in the work
of the artist and

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Byzantine Empire

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