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11th century

Step back in time and discover the rich history and culture of the 11th century. Uncover the events, people, and landmarks that shaped this medieval era and gain a deeper understanding of our past.
Matilda of Flanders c.1100 Medieval Woman, Medieval Fashion, Medieval Art, Medieval Fantasy, Medieval Times, Edwardian Fashion, Medieval Costume, Medieval Dress, Historical Costume

By Lisa Marie Wilkinson The 1890-1914 period referred to as La Belle Époque (French for “Beautiful Era”) was a time of peace and national pride buoyed by scientific and technological discovery. This fashion era overlapped the Edwardian fashion era in Britain and is nostalgically viewed as a golden age in contrast to the stark world introduced by World War I. In France, those of wealth and privilege enjoyed the perks only the rich could afford, frequenting new entertainments such as the…

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Pam Rabb
Sculpture was never really popular in byzantine art. The main reason for this was the close association of this form of art with th... Byzantine Art, Byzantine Icons, Ancient Statues, Ancient Art, Ancient Mysteries, 11th Century, Moyen Age, Medieval Art, Dark Ages

Sculpture was never really popular in byzantine art. The main reason for this was the close association of this form of art with the ancient pagan religion. This does not mean in any way that sculpture ceased to exist with the prevalence of Christianity and the transformation of the ancient Roman empire to the medieval one (the Byzantine). Reliefs, pannels, stattuetes and rarely statues were constantly produced for more than one thousand years. An interesting category of sculpture artwork…

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