Four Crowned Martyrs

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  • Four Crowned Martyrs

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    can look extraordinary. Four Crowned Martyrs, 1410 - 1414, by Nanni di Banco used martyrs to decorate the “the exterior of Orsanmichele (1337, by Francesco Talenti),” (Stokstad 604). Claus Sluter’s Well of Moses (1395-06) contained Biblical figures such as Moses and Jesus. These statues were created in the Fifteenth century. These statues were made in different styles. The Claus Sluter’s Well of Moses (1395-06) was made in the Northern style, while the Four Crowned Martyrs, 1410 - 1414, by Nanni di

  • Scourging Of The Four Martyrs Summary

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    Niccolo di Pietro Gerini’s Scourging of the Four Crowned Martyrs (1385-90) depicts a scene in which four martyrs are pursued by a group of men with some scourging tool (which resembles a modern-day rake). A late Gothic painting in which Gerini depicts a Catholic story of the Four Crowned Martyrs, the Scourging incorporates much of the static, stiff forms which are characteristic of the period’s prevailing style. In the painting, one can notice clear divisions of space, distinct separations of forms

  • Guilds During The Italian Renaissance

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    The Italian Renaissance was the revival of an interest in learning based on classical models from ancient Greek and Rome. During the Renaissance, there were guilds, which were associations of employers and merchants. There were 7 major guilds and 14 minor guilds. The major guilds were cloth importers, judges, bankers, furriers, doctors, silk manufacturers and wool manufactures. Some of the minor guilds were carpenters, blacksmiths, shoemakers, bakers, tanners, saddlers and locksmiths. The guilds

  • Ancient Greek And Roman Art

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    own style and techniques. Artists like Lorenzo Ghiberti, Donatello, Masaccio, and Nanni di Banco add a brilliant modern twist to classic art without disrespecting any traditions or by disregarding any classics. This paper will look closely at these four renowned Italian Renaissance artists and how ancient culture influenced their many pieces that we admire today. In 1401,

  • A Brief Biography Of Cecilia

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    by asking to see the angel, so Cecilia told him to travel to the third milestone on the Via Appia sent him to become baptized by Pope Urbanus. After he became baptized, Valerian returned to his wife and found an angel at her side. Then, the angel crowned Cecilia with a chaplet of rose and lily. When Valerian's

  • Thomas Becket Research Paper

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    Thomas Becket “If all the swords in England were pointed against my head, your threats would not move me.” This quote by Thomas Becket himself displays his character in his later life. Thomas Becket’s life can be summarized into three main events: Thomas becoming an archbishop, his murder, and his death’s impact on the world. In London, around 1118, a child was born to Norman French parents (Howard). They named him Thomas. He grew up like a normal child of that age, “stormy and proud, selfish and

  • The For Stability And Power Balance Essay

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    paganism. Besides the pagans, which ho-nored their gods, were always other religions and beliefs represented throughout the empire, but those were never able to get the upper hand. 4.1 Decius Then Christianity came: The first acts of christian martyrs, reported by Eusebius, occured in the years 155/156. (Lewis & Reinhold, 1990, P. 564). According to Lewis and Reinholds, violent or unjust treatment of christians took place in a local and not in a througout the empire organized dimension until the

  • The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood Essay

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    The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is the building is the largest monument of Russian mosaic art. It stands on the shores of the Neva River on the site where on March 1, 1881 Tsar-Liberator Alexander II was mortally wounded by Nikolai Rysakov, a young member of the Narodnaya Volya ("People's Will") movement. Upon Tsar’s death, Russia suffered a devastating blow to the rapid advancing economical and social foundations and sent Russia back to the days of blood and Dark Age. Russian people not

  • Mason Vs Freemasons

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    they had their own patron saints, Saint John Baptist and Saint John the Evangelist. The Masons celebrated the feast days of Saint John the Baptist, June 24 and December 27.Also there was Saint Barbara who protected the Masons from lighting and the Four Crowned

  • Benghazi Case Study

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    Members of one militias, the large and well-armed 17 February Martyrs Brigade, were hired to provide security and act as Libyan “Quick Reaction Force” to protect the US State Department’s Special Compound in Benghazi. The Compound covered nearly eight verdant acres. One appeal of the property was that the main buildings