#490 – A History of the Catholic Church -Complexities of Christian Art

The Church in the late 5th/early 6th centuries continues to struggle with the right relationship to the pagan culture of the Greek/Roman Empire – what must be rejected as false, what should be preserved as true, what can be authentically Christianized.

Image of Murano Diptych

Paulinus of Pella – Eucharisticon

Boethius on Music

Murano Diptych

Image of Milan Five-Part Diptych
On the Milan Five-Part Diptych

Menas Flask also here to get a sense of how common these were.

Basilica of Sant’Apollinare Nuovo in Ravenna
Image of Saint Agnes

The Arian Baptistry of Ravenna
Mosaics of Orthodox/Baptistry of Neon in Ravenna
On the two baptistries

Albenga Baptistry

Chapel of Saint Andrew in Ravenna

San Stefano Rotondo
Image of how it looked in 5th century
Inside San Stefano Rotundo

Church of Saint Polyeuktos

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#490 – A History of the Catholic Church – Complexities of Christian Art


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