I need to know a couple things.
1. I need to understand the importance of Byzantium in relation to the rise of each the Islam, Roman Catholicism, and Eastern Orthodoxy. (cultural and strategic link between Byzantium and each of the three in the arts, trade, philosophy, religion, etc.)
2. I need to discuss how the first significant split in the Christian Church led to the rise of Roman Catholicism in the West, while the Eastern Orthodoxy church became the Church of the Eastern Roman Empire (Byzantium).
My paper is written only for the time period of 300-725 C.E./A.D.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 16, 2018, 6:44 pm ad1c9bdddf
Byzantium was the successor to the Eastern Roman Empire of Constantine that begins the time period you are covering. This eastern half of the empire ecompassed Greece, Thrace, modern Turkey, the middle East, and Egypt.
1) Islam. The Islam of this period falls in the latest part or your period and was spearheaded by the Arabs of the Saudi Arabian area. They basically only had a strong faith and military strength. They lacked the artistic, philosophical, trade, organized religious, etc. skills of the first empire they met, the Byzantiums who had from their Roman and Greek origins all of these for 1000 years already. So, of course, the conquering tribal Arabs learned much of what would become the basis for their great empires from the Byzantiums.
2) Roman Catholicism. ...
Byzantium was the successor to the Eastern Roman Empire of Constantine
Choose one architectural design from each of these three religions (Islam, Catholicism & Eastern Orthodoxy; between 300-725 C.E.)
You are conducting a series of training exercises for the docents to better prepare them for visitors' questions during upcoming festival. You want to ensure that they understand the importance of the geographical location of Byzantium in relation to rise of Islam, Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy.
Choose one architectural design from each of these three religions (Islam, Catholicism & Eastern Orthodoxy; between 300-725 C.E.).
Describe the major architectural characteristics of each design and discuss how the three works of architecture are related to one another structurally. Discuss the transmission and interpretation of Roman architectural design elements from Roman architecture, to Byzantine architecture, to Islamic architecture. Explain why you feel that the three structures that you chose to discuss were important to the development of the architectural traditions of each of their associated religions.View Full Posting Details