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Sam Saccomen

I saw more of a Byzantine influence rather than classical influence overall. Their art was always focusing on religion during this era, which to me points right to Byzantine art. Byzantine art had many images of religion and were against graven images, which to me explains the lack of artwork of this period. Although Byzantine art was the stronger influencer we see inspiration of the classical period also in the sense of images of angels and animals, however it is very limited. Overall, I believe Byzantine art was the main influence for the medieval times.