Byzantine, Art, History, Religion, Mosaic, Icons, Iconoclasm
Byzantine art took significant inspiration form its Greco-Roman heritage but then distinguished itself through a shift in focus away from Hellenic realism and towards formal abstractions of Christian motifs. These conventions developed alongside political and theological turbulence to eventually influence a vast area of Asia Minor and Eastern Europe.
"Windows to the Divine: The Development of Byzantine Art,"
Tenor of Our Times:
Vol. 6, Article 8.
Available at: http://scholarworks.harding.edu/tenor/vol6/iss1/8