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Glossary of Art 205 Chapter 5

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CE 313
Constantine recognized Christianity
the Christ
Lord's Annointed One
CHI-RHO
first two letters of Christos; XP, the first two letters of the Greek word for Christos (pg 128)
Dove
The Holy Spirit
orant figure
praying figure
Adam and Eve
Original Sin
apse
semicircular niche at far end of the nave
cathedra
throne of the bishop
Hagia Sophia
Holy Wisdom
mandorla
golden hall of Japanese Buddhist temple
Hiberno-Saxon
Celtic Ireland fused with Saxon England
carpet pages
decorative pages resembling textiles
transept
aisle set at right angle to the nave
scriptoria
manuscript workshops at the emperor's palace
Bacchic scenes of paradise
wine of the Eucharist
Constantinople
Black Sea meets the Mediterranean
the Augustaeum
main public square in Constantinople
"birthplace of the gods"
Teotihuacan (in Mexico)
kondo
golden hall of Japanese Buddhist temple
Mecca
birthplace of Muhammad
mosque
Islamic place where one prostrates oneself
caliph
Muhammad's successor

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