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This program covers the founding of Constantinople as a second Rome, its flowering when the Roman Empire in the West was shattered, its gradual decline under the impact of Normans, Turks, Venetians, and the Crusades, and finally, its fall in 1453. The program describes the history, art, and religious significance of Byzantium, its attempts to restore the Roman Empire, its influence in the West, and its heritage
IMS: Saint's Lives
Presents ancient, Byzantine, and medieval hagiographic original texts, in translation and otherwise, along with basic data on the cult of saints.
The MET: Icons & Iconoclasm in Byzantium
Contains background research essays with links to icon art work.
The MET: Byzantium
Contains background research essays with links to art work, icons, artifacts, objects, and more.
Byzantine and Christian Museum
The Byzantine and Christian Museum includes over 30,000 objects dating from the 3rd to the 21st century AD .: icons, frescoes, mosaics, incunabula, manuscripts, objects of paper, sculptures, miniature art, ceramics, textiles, paintings, copies