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Church ofSant’Apollinare Nuovo     (Ravenna),   dedicated 504
Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes fromSant’Apollinare Nuovo (Ravennna), c. 504
appearance of a gold background to suggest an unworldly(sacred) realm/ formal symmetry and economy of means  (to reinforce...
Rebecca and Eliezerat the well, from theVienna Genesis, early    sixth century; tempera, gold, and   silver on purple     ...
Constantinople in Early Christianity/ codex and rotulus/ folio/ vellum and parchment/ persistence of Classical            ...
Christ before  Pilate, folio 8   verso of theRossano Gospels,    early sixthcentury, tempera on purple vellum Christ depic...
Suicide of Judas and the Crucifixion of Christ,       c. 420, ivory plaque from a casket
Priestess celebrating the rites ofBacchus, right leaf of the Diptych of the Nicomachi and the Symmachi,            c. 400,...
St. Michael the Archangel, early       sixth century, ivoryambiguous relationship between the      figure and its setting
St. Michael the Archangel, early       sixth century, ivoryambiguous relationship between the      figure and its setting
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  1. 1. Church ofSant’Apollinare Nuovo (Ravenna), dedicated 504
  2. 2. Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes fromSant’Apollinare Nuovo (Ravennna), c. 504
  3. 3. appearance of a gold background to suggest an unworldly(sacred) realm/ formal symmetry and economy of means (to reinforce its symbolic content)/ less emphasis on shadowing and more emphasis on the miraculous event
  4. 4. Rebecca and Eliezerat the well, from theVienna Genesis, early sixth century; tempera, gold, and silver on purple vellum
  5. 5. Constantinople in Early Christianity/ codex and rotulus/ folio/ vellum and parchment/ persistence of Classical motifs and stylistic modes
  6. 6. Christ before Pilate, folio 8 verso of theRossano Gospels, early sixthcentury, tempera on purple vellum Christ depictedwith a beard and a nimbus/ use of labeling for narrative clarity
  7. 7. Suicide of Judas and the Crucifixion of Christ, c. 420, ivory plaque from a casket
  8. 8. Priestess celebrating the rites ofBacchus, right leaf of the Diptych of the Nicomachi and the Symmachi, c. 400, ivory persistence of the classical form with its emphasis on beauty/ ivory diptych/ discontent with the dominating Christian culture
  9. 9. St. Michael the Archangel, early sixth century, ivoryambiguous relationship between the figure and its setting
  10. 10. St. Michael the Archangel, early sixth century, ivoryambiguous relationship between the figure and its setting

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