Byzantine (late Roman Empire)

Constantinople (now Istanbul) was the capital of the late Roman empire, but its ethereal mosaics, ivories, and metalwork often depart from classical naturalism.

A beginner's guide to Byzantine art and culture

Learn about the Byzantine Iconoclasm and how it shapes the Byzantine art that remains today.

Constantinople and the East

This tutorial focuses on Byzantine art made in the east, what is today Greece, Turkey, and the Middle East.