The empress theodora and her attendants, from a mosaic in st vitale at ravenna, italy theodora, 500 – 548 empress of the byzantine empire by marriage to emperor. What pictorial element indicates an otherworldly space in empress theodora and her attendants in the documents similar to art history ch 8 art history ch 1. Restoring the mosaics of san vitale the empress theodora and her retinue the vi century basilica of san vitale in ravenna is a unique example of byzantine art. Emperor justinian and his attendants the other image is empress theodora and her attendants(davies 254) it is unknown who the artist was behind “emperor. Empress theodora and her retinue more details cited emperor justinian and his retinue theodora and justinian perhaps never set foot in ravenna, italy.
Theodora: empress and courtesan in the orthodox the above mosaic image of theodora and her attendants is from ravenna, italy, in the church of san vitale. From a byzantine mosaic of theodora and her attendants 6th century: born about 497-500. Download presentation powerpoint slideshow about 'title: empress theodora and her attendants artist: n' - happy an image/link below is provided (as is) to download. Start studying art chap 18 learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools the medium for theodora and her attendants is mosaic. Start studying chapter 8 learn vocabulary empress theodora and her attendants frames her face-her attendants also wear rich textiles and jewelry of.
This mosaic is found in the basilica of san vitale it is found on the left wall of the apse and it represents empress theodora and her offerings to christ. Theodora and attendants byzantine art, 547 ce italy mosaic in san vitale this is justinian's empress surrounded by her retinue her stiff and straight body. The holy and right-believing empress theodora (c 500-548) was empress of the roman empire and the wife of emperor justinian the great along with her husband, she is.
Justinian and his attendants and in empress theodora and attendants his wife is holding the wine in the background there is a signature that reads maximianvs. Feature retired sisters share saint mother theodore and her home. All three were written after theodora's death the first credits theodora with the suppression of the nika revolt, through her courageous response, and possibly.
Title: empress theodora and retinue creator: description: theodora stands with her attendants in the anteroom of a church a man draws back a curtain leading into. San vitale--page 2 (of 4 pages) empress theodora and her court seven ladies in waiting are to her left while male servants precede her as if a paused. Justinian i and theodora i dies 590 gregory the great elected pope when justinian was crowned in 527, he named as co-regent his young wife theodora. Emperor justinian and his attendants narrated by chris park empress theodora and her attendants narrated by calvin lee works cited: benford, susan.
Theodora had two sisters, comitona and anastasia upon the death of her father when she was but a child, theodora began to work on stage as a mime with her older. The main source of information on theodora, wife of the byzantine emperor justinian is procopius of caesarea, the official historian he, however, prese. Empress theodora and her attendants south apse mosaic, church of san vitale, ravenna theodora and attendants.
05 byzantine style and self portrait of emperor justinian and his attendants, and empress theodora and her attendants. Theodora (wife of justinian) and never failed to punish anyone whose heedless tongue had assailed her character theodora bore to justinian no son. Empress theodora was born into the lowest classes of byzantine society, eventually advancing to rule over the byzantine empire equally with her husband. Empress theodora and her attendants, mosaic from apse end of church of san vitale, ravenna, italy 547 ad byzantine while in this depiction, empress theodora.