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Comparison of two compositions, with political implications

Compare the Lamentation from Saint Pantaleimon at Nerezi and the
Anastasis from the Church of Christ in Chora. How are they different? Why? Consider the political climate for each work and why it is relevant.

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The Lamentation of Christ depicts Jesus' crucified body as his mother Mary mourns him. It appears that the artist intended to depict the body of Christ in his mother's lap, but the anatomical ...

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Comparison of two fresco compositions, Lamentation from Saint Pantaleimon at Nerezi and the Anastasis from the Church of Christ in Chora. Discussion centers on the political happenings at the time which influenced the mood of each composition.

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