Visions of Byzantium: Looking at the Recent Royal Academy Exhibition Byzantium 330-1453
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Visions of Byzantium: Looking at the Recent Royal Academy Exhibition Byzantium 330-1453

Speaker: 

Robin Cormack, professor emeritus in the History of Art at the University of London

For centureis, from early Christian Rome to the Renaissance, the empire of Byzantium was famed for its learning, refinement, and luxury products. This fabled classically based Christian civilization was the envy of the Latin West.