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Kurt Weitzmann, "Age of Spirituality: Late Antique and Early Christian Art, Third to Seventh Century"

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Kurt Weitzmann, "Age of Spirituality: Late Antique and Early Christian Art, Third to Seventh Century"

Kurt Weitzmann, "Age of Spirituality: Late Antique and Early Christian Art, Third to Seventh Century"
1979 | ISBN: 0870991795 | English | PDF | 784 pages | 93.3 MB

The first centuries of the Christian Era were ones of extraordinary upheaval: the great traditions of the classical world were transformed by dramatic changes in the political and social structure, by continual warfare against invaders, and by the growing influence of the nascent religion Christianity. The trend of this period has been interpreted by some historians as the decline of civilization, but it is represented by its art as a time of cultural experimentation. …

Kurt Weitzmann, "Age of spirituality: A symposium"

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Kurt Weitzmann, "Age of spirituality: A symposium"

Kurt Weitzmann, "Age of spirituality: A symposium"
1980 | ISBN: 0870992295 | English | PDF | 184 pages | 23.7 MB

In 1977 The Metropolitan Museum of Art presented Age of Spirituality: Late Antique and Early Christian Art, Third to Seventh Century, the largest exhibition ever to focus on the period that spans the transition between the classical and medieval ages. In keeping with the didactic spirit of the exhibition, the Museum held a symposium in November 1977 to provide the public with a broad background for appreciation of this little-known field and to offer art historians the provocative speculations and conclusions of their colleagues. …