Western music is written in an organized way for the first time, by Guido de Arezzo, the monk from Italy.
Catholic Church reformation
Italian. Invented what is recognized as Western Music notation today. 5 lines.
Woman of many talents. Some catholic sects have named her a Saint, she is officially a "Doctor of the Church" by the Pope.
*Countess of Dia
Messe de Notre Dame: Kyrie
Saved church music, wrote music with clear words in polyphony.
Italy, his work marked transition from Renaissance to Baroque.
Famous for the Four Seasons
Russian, Soviet composer
Roman realism: practical and down to earth; the arch.
Rome falls (a.d. 476)
Heavenly Byzantine mosaics; Islamic architecture and amazing maze-like design
Hagia Sophia, Andrei Rublev, Mosque of Córdoba, the Alhambra
Birth of Islam (a.d. 610) and Muslim Conquests (a.d. 632–a.d. 732)
Celtic art, Carolingian Renaissance, Romanesque, Gothic St. Sernin, Durham Cathedral, Notre Dame, Chartres, Cimabue, Duccio, Giotto
Viking Raids (793–1066); Battle of Hastings (1066); Crusades I–IV (1095–1204); Black Death (1347–1351); Hundred Years' War (1337–1453)
Rebirth of classical culture
Ghiberti's Doors, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael
Gutenberg invents movable type (1447)
Works of art, people, and significant events.
Christ as the Good Shepherd, ca. 150-250, Early Christian
Catacomb of Priscilla, Rome.
Moses Giving Water to Twelve Tribes of Israel, Dura
Born: February 27, 272 AD, Niš
Died: May 22, 337 AD, Constantinople
with nave, apse, clerestory, and aisles, ca. 333-390, Early Christian
Santa Costanza, ca. 350, Early Christian
Altar, ambulatory, clerestory
Christ as the Good Shepherd in Galla Placidia, ca. 425-426, Early Christian
Mausoleum of Galla Palcidia, ca. 425-426, Early Christian
Roman building, Ravenna, Italy.
Justinian I, commonly known as Justinian the Great, was Byzantine Emperor from 527 to 565. During his reign, Justinian sought to revive the Empire's greatness and reconquer the lost western half of the classical Roman Empire.
Christ with San Vitale, Bishop Ecclesius, and two angels, ca. 547, Byzantine
ca. 550-565, Byzantine
ca. 1020, Byzantine
Christ Pantokrator (as Judge) with the Virgin Mary
and St. John the Baptist (Deëis), 13th century,