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  • Welcome to

    The Early Middle Ages

  • Political map of Europe 1998

  • Purse cover from the Sutton Hoo ship burial Animal style of the Eurasian nomads

  • Animal Head from Oseberg ship burial

  • Christ as Ruler of the Universe, Mosaic in the apse of the Cathedral of Monreale in Sicily

  • Colossus of Constantine I

  • Typical Basilica planLarger worship halls were necessary after the Edict of Milan since there were now many more people practicing Christianity.

  • The Church of Holy Wisdom Hagia Sophia

  • Monreale Cathedral, Sicily

  • Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Ravenna

  • Mosaics are a collage of sorts of many small lieces of glass, stone, marble, and gold leaf arranged into images. Decorating with mosaics was very popular during the Middle Ages.

  • Copy of doves from Hadrians Villa in Tivoli

  • Illumination from the book of Kells

  • Crocodile in the Aberdeen Bestiary

    Discuss portability of Migration Art