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Early Christian Art and Architecture An Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0334026326

ISBN-13: 9780334026327

Edition: 1996

Authors: Guntram Koch, John Bowden

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The early Christian period, especially the time between the third and sixth centuries, is one of the most fascinating in church history. The Christianity which developed into a state church in the Roman empire during the fourth century gave new content to traditional Graeco-Roman art and adapted it to changed needs. Different forms of churches, monasteries and baptisms came into being, as did Christian art in paintings, mosaics and sculptures; biblical manuscripts were illustrated and liturgical furnishings and vessels were given new form. Here for the first time in a single volume is an account of architecture sacred and profane, funerary art in catacombs and tombs and especially…    
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 226
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

General
Architecture
Burials
Paintings and Mosaics
Sculptures
Small-scale Forms of Art
Museums and Collections with Early Christian Art
Bibliographies on Individual Chapters
Abbreviations
Postscript
Sources of Illustrations
Index
Plates