diptychs

  • 1 Diptychs —    In the early ages of the Church it was customary to recite in holy commemoration the names of eminent Bishops, of Saints and Martyrs; the names of those who had lived righteously and had attained the perfection of a virtuous life. For this… …

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  • 2 diptychs — dip·tych || dɪptɪk n. piece of art consisting of two painted panels that are hinged together; ancient writing tablet consisting of two wax covered panels that are hinged together …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 3 Diptych — • A sort of notebook, formed by the union of two tablets, placed one upon the other and united by rings or by a hinge Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Diptych     Diptych      …

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  • 4 Diptych — Ivory consular diptych of Areobindus, Byzantium, 506 AD, Louvre …

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  • 5 John of Cappadocia — John or Joannes II, surnamed Cappadox or Cappadocia, less commonly known as John the Cappadocian, Patriarch of Constantinople, (518 520), was appointed by Anastasius after an enforced condemnation of the Council of Chalcedon. His short… …

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  • 6 Consular diptych — One of the consular diptychs of Areobindus Dagalaiphus Areobindus, consul in 506, showing him in a imago clipeata (Louvre) In Late Antiquity a consular diptych was a particular type of diptych (a pair of linked panels, generally in ivory, wood or …

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  • 7 Western sculpture — ▪ art Introduction       three dimensional artistic forms produced in what is now Europe and later in non European areas dominated by European culture (such as North America) from the Metal Ages (Europe, history of) to the present.       Like… …

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  • 8 Liturgical Books — • All the books, published by the authority of any church, that contain the text and directions for her official (liturgical) services Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Liturgical Books     Liturgical Books …

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  • 9 Liturgical books of the Roman Rite — The liturgical books of the Roman Rite at the beginning of the twentieth century, writings designed to specify the way the religious services of that liturgical rite of the Roman Catholic Church were then held, are described in this article. For… …

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  • 10 Imperial diptych — In Late Antiquity, an imperial diptych is a theoretical type of ivory diptych, made up of two leaves of five panels each and each with a central panel representing the emperor or empress. They are so named in contrast to consular diptychs. They… …

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  • 11 Henoticon — • The unsuccessful law made by the Emperor Zeno in order to conciliate Catholics and Monophysites Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Henoticon     Henoticon      …

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  • 12 Patriarch Euphemius of Constantinople — Euphemius of Constantinople (died 515) was patriarch of Constantinople (490 496). Theophanes calls him Euthymius. Prior to his appointment, Euphemius was a presbyter of Constantinople, administrator of a hospital for the poor at Neapolis,… …

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  • 13 Barberini ivory — The Barberini ivory is one half of a Byzantine ivory imperial diptych dating from Late Antiquity, now in the Louvre. It is carved in the classical style known as late Theodosian, representing the emperor as triumphant victor. It is generally… …

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  • 14 Canon of the Mass — • Article divided into four sections: (I) Name and place of the Canon; (II) History of the Canon; (III) The text and rubrics of the Canon; (IV) Mystical interpretations Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Canon of the Mass      …

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  • 15 Ivory — • The tusks of the elephant, hippopotamus, walrus, and other animals: a tough and elastic substance, of a creamy white, taking a high and lasting polish, largely employed in the arts since pre historic times, and used extensively in making or… …

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  • 16 The Alexandrine Liturgy —     The Alexandrine Liturgy     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Alexandrine Liturgy     The tradition of the Church of Egypt traces its origin to the Evangelist St. Mark, the first Bishop of Alexandria, and ascribes to him the parent liturgy from… …

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  • 17 Diptych —    Two tablets, usually of wood or ivory, joined by hinges. Consular diptychs (examples survive from 428 541) were presented to senators, friends, and relatives by each of the annual consuls (q.v.) to commemorate their year in office. Each… …

    Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • 18 ivory carving — Carving of ivory into decorative or utilitarian objects. It has flourished since prehistoric times. Most Stone Age carvings have been found in southern France, in the forms of small nude female figures and animals. A masterpiece of early Egyptian …

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  • 19 Euphemius of Constantinople — • Succeeded as patriarch Flavitas (or Fravitas, 489 490), who succeeded Acacius (471 489) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Euphemius of Constantinople     Euphemius of Constantinople …

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  • 20 Monothelitism and Monothelites — • A modification of Monophysitism proposing that Christ had no human free will. Rejected by the Third Council of Constantinople (680) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Monothelitism and Monothelites     Monot …

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