Art History Block 4

Periods

Hibero-Saxon (Insular) Art

500 - 900

Produced in the British Isles

Carolingian Period

768 - 877

Romanesque Art

1000 - 1100

Historical Events

St. Benedict founds the Benedictine Order

529

Life of Mohammad

570 - 632

Mohammad receives the word of God

610

Mohammad abandons Mecca for Medina

622

Umayyad Dynasty

661 - 750

First Islamic dynasty; responsible for Dome of the Rock & Great Mosque in Damascus

Umayyads supplanted by Abbasids

750

Abbasid Dynasty

750 - 1258

Islamic Spain

756 - 1492

Charlemagne crowned HRE

800

Islamic Egypt

909 - 1517

Begin Ottonian Dynasty

911

Battle of Hastings

1066

Artwork

Church of San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy

548

Book of Durrow, Iona, Scotland

680

Dome of the Rock

690

Sutton Hoo Ship Burial

700

Lindisfarne Gospels

700

The Godescalc Gospel Lectionary

782

Commisioned by Charlemagne and his wife Hildegard

Great Mosque at Cordóba

784

Abbey church of Saint-Riquier

790

The Book of Kells

800

Odo of Mets, Palatine Chapel, Aachen

805

Gospel Book of Charlemagne (Coronation Gospels)

810

Plan of a Monastery, St. Gall, Switzerland

820

The Ebbo Gospels

826

Utrecht Psalter

832

Burial Ship from Oseberg, Norway

834

Lindau Gospels

870

Tomb of the Samanids, Bukhara, Uzbekistan

901

Casket of al-Mughira, from Córdoba

960

The Gero Crucifix

970

Virgin of Essen

980

Doors of Bishop Bernward, Hildesheim Cathedral

1015

Church of Saint-Genis-des-Fontaines, France

1021

al-Aqmar Mosque, Cairo, Egypt

1026

Church of Saint Vincenç, Cardona, Spain

1029 - 1040

Speyer Cathedral, Speyer, Germany

1030 - 1061

Abbey Church of St. Michael′s, Hildesheim, Germany

1031

Church of Saint Martin, Chapaize, Burgundy, France

1050

Abbey church of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, France

1060 - 1115

Baptistry of San Giovanni, FLorence, Italy

1060 - 1150

San Miniato al Monte, Florence, Italy

1062 - 1150

Baptistery, Cathedral, and Campanile, Pisa, Italy

1063 - 1272

Bayeux Tapestry

1066 - 1083

Saint-Étienne, Caen, France

1068 - 1120

Saint-Sernin, Toulouse, France

1070 - 1120

Santiago de Compostela

1075 - 1120

Abbey church of Cluny (Cluny III), France

1088 - 1130

Durham cathedral

1093 - 1130

Christ in Majesty (Maiestas Domini), Saint Sernin, Toulouse, France

1096

Monastery of Moissac

1100

Codex Colbertinus

1100

Gregory the Great's Moralia in Job

1111

Baptismal Font

1118

Sarcophagus of Doña Sancha

1120

Cathedral of Saint-Lazare, Autun, France

1120 - 1135

Gislebertus, Eve, north portal from Cathedral of Saint-Lazare, Autun

1132

Cloak of Roger II of Sicily

1133

Fontenay Abbey, France

1139

Gospel Book of Abbot Wedricus

1147

Reliquary casket with symbols of four Evangelists

1150

Winchester Psalter (Mouth of Hell)

1150

Transito Synagogue, Toledo, Spain

1360