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SPECIFIC FEATURES OF EARLY CHRISTIAN STATUARY IN THE ROMAN EMPIRE
SPECIFIC FEATURES OF EARLY CHRISTIAN STATUARY IN THE ROMAN EMPIRE

Author(s): Ioana-Iulia Olaru
Subject(s): Education
Published by: Editura ARTES
Keywords: statuary; schematic; Late Antiquity; Christianity

Summary/Abstract: Compared with the naturalism of classical Roman portraiture, Late Antiquity brings initially the need to restore inner feelings, but this transformation will be immediately followed by the geometrized style of the age of Constantine the Great that will predict the schematization of the end of Late Antiquity: Paleo-Christianity, with spiritualization and lack of individualization and then even the abstraction would characterize now the whole iconography.

  • Issue Year: 2011
  • Issue No: 01+02
  • Page Range: 110-113
  • Page Count: 4
  • Language: English