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Early Christian art

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  • 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 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

  • Early Christian Representations of Angels —     Early Christian Representations of Angels     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Early Christian Representations of Angels     Angels were seldom represented in Christian art before Constantine. The oldest fresco in which an angel appears is the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Christian art — Supper at Emmaus, 1601, by Caravaggio. Oil on canvas, 139 x 195 cm. National Gallery, London. Christian art is sacred art produced in an attempt to illustrate, supplement and portray in tangible form the principles of Christianity, though other… …   Wikipedia

  • Early Christian inscriptions — form, as non literary remains, a valuable source of information on the development of Christian thought and life in the early Church. They may be divided into three main classes: sepulchral inscriptions, epigraphic records, and inscriptions… …   Wikipedia

  • Early Christian Inscriptions —     Early Christian Inscriptions     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Early Christian Inscriptions     Inscriptions of Christian origin form, as non literary remains, a valuable source of information on the development of Christian thought and life in… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • 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

  • Cross in Christian Art — The cross, with reference to Christ s passion event, is not found in Christian art in the first centuries. Death by crucifixion was infinitely more painful and degrading than is hanging or electrocution. During the first Christian centuries, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Last Supper in Christian art — The Last Supper, by Bouveret, 1896 The Last Supper of Jesus and the Twelve Apostles has been a popular subject in Christian art,[1] often as part of a cycle showing the Life of Christ …   Wikipedia

  • Diversity in early Christian theology — Constantine burning Arian books, illustration from a compendium of canon law, ca. 825 Main article: Christian heresy See also: Early Christianity and Christian theology Traditionally, orthodoxy and heresy have be …   Wikipedia

  • Animals in Christian Art — • Animal forms have always occupied a place of far greater importance than was ever accorded to them in the art of the pagan world Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Animals in Christian Art     Animals in Christian …   Catholic encyclopedia

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