Byzantine Art: Justinian and His Attendants

Watch this video, which discusses of a mosaic in the church of San Vitale in Ravenna. "Byzantine art" refers to art that bears the influence of the Byzantine Empire's Christian art style. Mosaic was one of the preferred mediums of Byzantine art. Reflect upon the formal qualities of this art form, asking why it might have been a medium of choice for Christianity in its early stages.

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