Chapter 7
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Jewish, Early Christian, & Byzantine Art
 
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  Map of the Empire of Justinian in the mid-6th century

 

  Menorahs and Ark of the Covenant, wall painting in a Jewish catacomb, Villa Torlonia, Rome, 3rd century   Menorahs and Ark of the Covenant, detail   Synagogue, Dura-Europos, Syria, second half of 3rd century   Synagogue floor, Maon, West Bank. Mosaic, 530  
                   
           
           
                     
  Catacomb of Saints Peter and Marcellinus, Rome, 4th century   Good Shepherd, Orants, and Story of Jonah, painted ceiling of the Catacomb of Saints Peter and Marcellinus, Rome, 4th century   Good Shepherd, Orants, and Story of Jonah, detail   Reconstruction drawing of Old Saint Peter's, Rome, 320-27; atrium added in later 4th century   Church of Santa Maria ,Maggiore, Rome. 432-40  
                   
           
           
                     
  Nave, Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome. 432-40   Parting of Lot and Abraham, mosaic in the nave arcade, Church of Santa Maria Maggiore   Mausoleum of Gala Placidia, Ravenna, Italy. 425-26   Good Shepherd, mosaic in the Lunette over the west enrance, Mausoleum of Gala Placidia, Ravenna, Italy. 425-26   Anthemius of Tralles and Isodorus of Miletus. Church of Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey. 532-37  
                   
             
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  Church of Hagia Sophia   Church of Hagia Sophia   Church of San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy. 526-47   Church of San Vitale, view across the central space toward the sanctuary apse  
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