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Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition

Examine aspects of images used by the Christian, Jewish, and emerging Muslim communities in the Byzantine Empire. Concludes with music that connects the three faiths.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition, on view March 14 through July 8, 2012 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2012/byzantium-and-islam

The Icons of Sinai: Continuity at a Time of Controversy
Hieromonk Justin of Sinai

Jews and Samaritans in an Age of Transition
Steven Fine, professor of Jewish History, Yeshiva University, and Director, Yeshiva University Center for Israel Studies

Panel Discussion
Moderated by Helen C. Evans, Mary and Michael Jaharis Curator of Byzantine Art, Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters, MMA

Performance
Music between East and West: Continuity and Change
Alan Gampel, pianist and musicologist Clive Greensmith, cellist

This Sunday at the Met is made possible by Coexist Foundation.
Major support for the exhibition has been provided by Mary and Michael Jaharis The Stavros Niarchos Foundation The Hagop Kevorkian Fund.
Additional support has been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.
The exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.

Collections, Medieval Art and The Cloisters (77)

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Sorrow's Universal Language
(00:01:32) 158 views

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Empathy through Mimicry
(00:01:18) 150 views

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The Hidden Body Speaks
(00:01:28) 148 views

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Four Hands, Many Meanings
(00:01:46) 207 views

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Everyday Angels
(00:01:48) 123 views

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Framed by the Body
(00:01:40) 201 views

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Falconry at The Cloisters
(00:00:30) 239 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 337 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 1053 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 169 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 162 views

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Hunt of the Unicorn
(00:14:39) 2288 views

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Red Monastery
(00:05:25) 5147 views

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Stones of Medieval Italy
(03:39:26) 113 views

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Hanukkah: A Higher Holiday
(00:56:13) 114 views