Tag: Byzantine art

The Our Lady of Vladimir.

The Our Lady of Vladimir (Theotokos of Vladimir) is a medieval Byzantine icon of the Virgin Mary and Child. It […]

The Holy Crown of St. Stephen.

Also known as the Holy Crown of Hungary, the Holy Crown of St. Stephen was the coronation crown of over […]

Masterclass in Byzantine Mosaics (Part 2)

A good number of Byzantine craftsmen, painters and artists are unknown or anonymous. Yet, they have left us with a […]

Masterclass in Byzantine Mosaics (Part 1)

Who would have thought that a tiny small square piece of stone, glass or pottery called tesserae would have such […]

The Nativity of Jesus in Byzantine art.

There is no doubt that the Christ Pantocrator, Marian art and the passion of Christ are some of the most […]

The 1,700 year old Roman and Byzantine-era mosaics of Lod.

The construction and modernization of Israeli infrastructure across fields, suburban blocks, highways and streets has seen an unprecedented wave of […]

A rare Byzantine Egyptian streetscape on show in Kiryat Gat, Israel.

  A very rare Egyptian streetscape mosaic in the Kiryat Gat Industrial Park, in Israel, will be open to the […]

The Peacock, in all its splendour and glory.

The peacock has a long history of being worshipped as a pagan deity or used as a symbol by royalty […]

Careful what you wish for from the Reliquary Statue of St.Foy

St.Foy, also known as St.Faith, was martyred in 303 during the last great persecutions of Christians in the town of […]