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EARLY CHRISTIAN ARCHITECTURE

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  • EARLY CHRISTIAN ARCHITECTURE —    Early Christian architecture grew out of ancient Jewish precedents, which consisted of religious structures built to solidify Hebrew authority in the ancient land around the eastern Mediterranean Sea, Canaan, which the Romans called Palestine …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • EARLY MEDIEVAL ARCHITECTURE —    The Middle Ages is broadly defined as the period between the fall of Rome, with its centralized imperial rule, and the revival of classicism in the Renaissance. Thus medieval architecture is often assumed, however wrongly, to turn away from… …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • Early Christian art and architecture — is the art produced by Christians or under Christian patronage from about the year 100 to about the year 500. Prior to 100 there is no surviving art that can be called Christian with absolute certainty. After about 500 Christian art shows the… …   Wikipedia

  • Christian architecture — Church Architecture from 1180C.E to 1700C.E Since before the 4th century C.E., Christians have come together to worship in a building dedicated to that purpose. According to the New Testament, the practice of meeting together is an important part …   Wikipedia

  • Early Christian art — also called  Paleo christian Art, or Primitive Christian Art,    architecture, painting, and sculpture from the beginnings of Christianity until about the early 6th century, particularly the art of Italy and the western Mediterranean. (Early… …   Universalium

  • Early Christian — /ɜli ˈkrɪstʃən/ (say erlee krischuhn) adjective of or relating to the style of art and architecture produced in Italy and the Western Mediterranean between the 3rd and 7th centuries …   Australian English dictionary

  • Christian Archaeology —     Christian Archaeology     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Christian Archaeology     Christian archaeology is that branch of the science of archaeology the object of which is the study of ancient Christian monuments. The modern historian who… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • architecture — /ahr ki tek cheuhr/, n. 1. the profession of designing buildings, open areas, communities, and other artificial constructions and environments, usually with some regard to aesthetic effect. Architecture often includes design or selection of… …   Universalium

  • Christian symbolism — Christian cross Part of a series on …   Wikipedia

  • Christian Athens —     Christian Athens     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Christian Athens     Christianity was first preached in Athens by St. Paul. He came to Athens from Berœa of Macedonia, coming probably by water and landing in the Peiræevs, the harbour of Athens …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Architecture and Civil Engineering — ▪ 2009 Introduction Architecture       For Notable Civil Engineering Projects in work or completed in 2008, see Table (Notable Civil Engineering Projects (in work or completed, 2008)).        Beijing was the centre of the world of architecture… …   Universalium

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