The Hellenic-American Cultural Museum opened in 2007 is running an exhibit entitled,  “The Year in Byzantium.” It includes Byzantine art including Icons, jewelry, Greek clothing, liturg…

The Year in Byzantium exhibit at the Hellenic-American Cultural Museum in Portland

The Hellenic-American Cultural Museum opened in 2007 is running an exhibit entitled, “The Year in Byzantium.” It includes Byzantine art including Icons, jewelry, Greek clothing, liturg…

Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Empress of the Western Roman Empire (mosaic detail) First half of 5th Century Ravenna School Italo-Byzantine Wo...

Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Empress of the Western Roman Empire (mosaic detail) First half of 5th Century Ravenna School Italo-Byzantine Wo...

Studying Byzantine art  http://www.sussex.ac.uk/research/review/2011/cultureheritage

Studying Byzantine art http://www.sussex.ac.uk/research/review/2011/cultureheritage

Lamb of God mosaic from the vault of the presbytery of the Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna, building began in 527 AD. Photo Nick Thompson

Lamb of God mosaic from the vault of the presbytery of the Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna, building began in 527 AD. Photo Nick Thompson

The oldest Byzantine icon of Mary, c. 600, Saint Catherine's Monastery, encaustic on panel.

The oldest Byzantine icon of Mary, c. 600, Saint Catherine's Monastery, encaustic on panel.

Medieval Byzantine mosaic 14th, seraph from the spandrels of the atrium, Church S.Marco, Basilica, Venice, Italy

Medieval Byzantine mosaic 14th, seraph from the spandrels of the atrium, Church S.Marco, Basilica, Venice, Italy

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