Western Art and Architecture frm 300 to 1400 ad. T J Osler. Santa Costanza: exterior, view from NW., ca. 350 A.D. Rome, Italy. Interior. Santa Sabina: interior, nave, view from west, begun ca. 422-432 A.D. Rome.
T J Osler
Byzantine monumental Church mosaics are a crowning glory of mid-4th century A.D.Medieval Art. One of the most famous of the surviving mosaics is in the Church of the Holy Wisdom in former Constantinople—the image of Christ on the walls of the upper southern gallery.
San Vitale: mid-4th century A.D. interior, view towards apse showing mosaics: [T] roundel portraits of Christ and Apostles; [TC] Lamb of God with Archangels; [C] Christ enthroned with Angels and Saints, ca. 547 A.D.