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Miranda Jackovich

As we learned earlier in the semester the Greco-Roman art displayed realism. ‘The Ivory Panel with Archangel’ from the Byzantine Empire may be inspired by the Greco-Roman robes but encompasses its own style through dimension and spacing in the artwork. ‘Rebecca at the Well’ from the Vienna Genesis made in Syria or Palestine also shares the same characteristics of style as the Romans but differs from the realism perspective of art. The image shows multiple scenes being played out in one. The Byzantine artwork is a continuation of the Greek and Romans but evolved into its own style due to new factors influencing the culture.