Byzantine art

The Roman Empire continued as the Byzantine Empire, with its capital at Constantinople.

c. 330 - 1453 C.E.

Beginner's guide

The Byzantine empire spanned more than 1,000 years, ruling regions far from its capital in Constantinople.

Periods

Early Byzantine (including Iconoclasm)

Early Byzantine (including Iconoclasm)

Middle Byzantine

Middle Byzantine

The Fourth Crusade and the Latin Empire

The Fourth Crusade and the Latin Empire

Late Byzantine

Late Byzantine

Post-Byzantine

Post-Byzantine

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From soaring domes and glittering mosaics to egg-tempera icons and illuminated manuscripts.

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