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roman and early christian encyclopedia britannica - western sculpture roman and early christian there are many ways in which the term ancient roman art can be defined but here as commonly elsewhere it is used generally to describe what was produced throughout the part of the world ruled or dominated by rome until around ad 500 including jewish and christian work that is similar in style to the pagan work of the same period, fayum mummy portraits wikipedia - mummy portraits or fayum mummy portraits also faiyum mummy portraits is the modern term given to a type of naturalistic painted portrait on wooden boards attached to upper class mummies from roman egypt they belong to the tradition of panel painting one of the most highly regarded forms of art in the classical world the fayum portraits are the only large body of art from that tradition to, western painting baroque britannica com - western painting baroque baroque is a term loosely applied to european art from the end of the 16th century to the early 18th century with the latter part of this period falling under the alternative stylistic designation of late baroque the painting of the baroque period is so varied that no single set of stylistic criteria can be applied to it, jstor viewing subject language literature - jstor is a digital library of academic journals books and primary sources, past events 2008 institute of east asian studies uc - the institute of east asian studies organizes and sponsors research and public service programs related to the history cultures and contemporary affairs of east asia at the university of california berkeley, what s the matter with orthodox countries the - the specific character of orthodoxy is that it regards not vocation or professional activities as a means to salvation but obedience and humility in relation to a spiritually more experienced