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Understanding Early Christian Art

by Robin Ma Jensen

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7486366M
ISBN 100415204550
ISBN 109780415204552

  Understanding Early Christian Art integrates the motifs and subjects of early Christian art with the symbols and themes of early Christian literature and liturgy. The book begins with an analysis of the non-narrative subjects of early Christian art, for example the Good Shepherd, the praying figure, and fish and birds. An icon (from the Greek εἰκών eikṓn "image", "resemblance") is a religious work of art, most commonly a painting, in the cultures of the Eastern Orthodox Church, Oriental Orthodoxy, the Roman Catholic, and certain Eastern Catholic churches. They are not simply artworks but "an icon is a sacred image used in religious devotion." The most common subjects include Christ, .

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Understanding Early Christian Art by Robin Margaret Jensen (, Paperback) at the . 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 Christian art in the eastern part of the Roman Empire is usually considered to be part of Byzantine art.).

Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. Early Christian art and architecture or Paleochristian art is the art produced by Christians or under Christian patronage from the earliest period of Christianity to, depending on the definition used, sometime between and In practice, identifiably Christian art only survives from the 2nd century onwards. After at the latest, Christian art is classified as Byzantine, or of some.


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It makes the critical tools of art historians accessible to students of religion, to help them understand better the visual representations of Christianity.4/5. Book Description. Understanding Early Christian Art is designed for students of both religion and of art history. It makes the critical tools of art historians accessible to students of religion, to help them understand better the visual representations of Christianity.

The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art surveys a broad spectrum of Christian art produced from the late second to the sixth first part of the book opens with a general survey of the subject and then presents fifteen essays that discuss specific media of visual art—catacomb paintings, sculpture, mosaics, gold glass, gems, reliquaries, ceramics.

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Understanding Early Christian Art integrates the motifs and subjects of early Christian art with the symbols and themes of early Christian literature and liturgy. The book begins with an analysis of the non-narrative subjects of early Christian art, for example the Good Shepherd, the praying figure, and fish and birds.

Then again, Lowden is described as an illuminated manuscript expert on the dust jacket of the book, so perhaps his indulgence is understandable. In short, David Talbot Rice's "Art of the Byzantine Era" still stands in my mind as a better-written and more enduring short survey of Byzantine and early Christian by: 5.

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Understanding Early Christian Art is designed for students of both religion and of art history. It makes the critical tools of art historians accessible to students of religion, to help them understand better the visual representations of Christianity.

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Until the 17th century the history of Western art was largely identical with the history of Western ecclesiastical and religious art.

During the early history of the Christian Church, however, there was very little Christian art, and the church generally resisted it with all its. Buy Understanding Early Christian Art 1 by Robin Margaret Jensen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

Understanding Early Christian Art is designed for students of both religion and of art history. It makes the critical tools of art historians accessible to students of religion, to help them understand better the visual representations of Christianity. It will also aid art historians in comprehending the complex theology, history and context of Christian art.

This interdisciplinary and.Early Christian art: c. 33 – C.E. Christianity in its first three centuries was one of a large number of mystery religions that flourished in the Roman world.

Persecutions of Christians ended in Rome with Emperor Constantine."[M]anageable and accessible "Understanding Early Christian Art is the obvious choice of a textbook in early Christian art and is ideal as supplementary reading for courses in early Christian history."-"Journal of Early Christian Studies, March ""Understanding Early Christian Art is the best available book on the subject.4/5(25).