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reign did many Eastern regions submit to the ascendancy of the art of
Constantinople, following until the 6th and even the 7th century the paths traced
by Christian art in its beginnings. In the West the end of Early Christian art is
easier to ...
significance (pagan or Christian) — praying figures and a shepherd carrying a
sheep on his shoulders, generally called the "Good Shepherd" (Figure 89). As
early as the first half of the 3rd century, however, scenes of purely Christian
By courtesy of the Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Munich two leaves of a diptych,
now in Berlin and in Paris; a coffer in London (British Museum) that bears one of
the oldest, if not the oldest, representations of Christ on the cross; and a ...
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