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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) 156 views

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Empathy through Mimicry
(00:01:18) 143 views

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The Hidden Body Speaks
(00:01:28) 145 views

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Four Hands, Many Meanings
(00:01:46) 201 views

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Everyday Angels
(00:01:48) 120 views

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Framed by the Body
(00:01:40) 196 views

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Falconry at The Cloisters
(00:00:30) 236 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 333 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 1048 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 167 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 161 views

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Hunt of the Unicorn
(00:14:39) 2267 views

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Red Monastery
(00:05:25) 5143 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) 113 views