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.

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

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.

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