Byzantine Art in Germany

This paper argues that the Byzantine influences on German art that were prevalent during the reign of the Byzantine empress Theophano (984-991) had a lasting effect on German artistic traditions.

Here is a research paper that was written in the Fall of 2019 for an upper-level undergraduate course on art in medieval western cities. The images associated with this paper may be seen here, in the related in-class presentation that was given to discuss the project.

Specifically, this paper argues that the Byzantine influences on German art that were prevalent during the reign of the Byzantine empress Theophano (984-991) had a lasting effect on German artistic traditions.