Byzantine Art: A Comprehensive Guide
Byzantine Art is the art of the Eastern Roman Empire, which lasted from the 5th century until 1453. It is characterized by its ornate style, use of rich colors and gold, and religious subjects. Icons were an important part of Byzantine Art, and many were created as portable paintings on wooden panels. Hagiography paintings depicting scenes from the lives of saints were also popular.More
The Prologue of Hartmann’s Gregorius: A Hagiographical Legend?
This essay discusses whether the Prologue of Hartmann's Gregorius can be classified as a hagiographical legend or a romance legend. It provides a brief overview of each type of legend and then analyzes the Prologue in detail to come to a conclusion.More