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the period between 843 and 1204, when Constantinople fell before the attack of
the Fourth Crusade, is to be counted as the second Golden Age of Byzantine art.
In 1204 Constantinople was sacked by the crusaders, its treasures were ...
Another art that grew in importance in later Byzantine times was that of ceramics.
Of the earlier periods, little is known, and it would seem that wares of Roman type
continued in use till at least the 8th century, for it is not until then that new and ...
The Italians were required to incorporate the basic features of Byzantine planning
and design into the new cathedrals; it was only in the exterior decoration of St.
Michael the Archangel that they succeeded in introducing Italian decorative ...
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