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by Elizabeth Hartley,University Lecturer Department of History of Art Jane Hawkes,Honorary Visiting Professor Martin Henig,Frances Mee

Author: Elizabeth Hartley,University Lecturer Department of History of Art Jane Hawkes,Honorary Visiting Professor Martin Henig,Frances Mee
Subcategory: Architecture
Language: English
Publisher: Ben Uri Gallery & Museum (March 1, 2006)
Pages: 280 pages
Category: Photo and Art
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The Head of Constantine the Great, York is the only surviving fragment of larger, marble statue of the Roman Emperor Constantine the Great. It was found in Stonegate, York, before 1823, and is now in the Yorkshire Museum

The Head of Constantine the Great, York is the only surviving fragment of larger, marble statue of the Roman Emperor Constantine the Great. It was found in Stonegate, York, before 1823, and is now in the Yorkshire Museum. The statue was presented to the museum of the Yorkshire Philosophical Society (latterly the Yorkshire Museum) in 1823 by James Atkinson, who had acquired the artefact following the excavation of ‘a drain in Stonegate’

Jane Hawkes is Senior Lecturer in Late Antique and Anglo-Saxon Art in the Department of History of Art, University .

Jane Hawkes is Senior Lecturer in Late Antique and Anglo-Saxon Art in the Department of History of Art, University of York. His previous publications include The Art of Roman Britain (1995) and Roman Sculpture from the North West Midlands (2004).

Averil Cameron, Jane Hawkes, Elizabeth Hartley. Constantine the Great: York's Roman Emperor" celebrates the 1700th anniversary of the proclamation of Constantine as Emperor in York on 25th July, 306. In a series of multi-disciplinary. In a series of multi-disciplinary essays, and a fully illustrated, scholarly catalogue of objects, the book is a major contribution to the study of the material and visual evidence for Constantine's reign. The geographic range of the book is the Roman Empire, with the focus mainly on the Western Empire.

Jane Hawkes of The University of York, York Read 41 publications, and contact Jane Hawkes on. .Constantine the Great, York's Roman Emperor.

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Short-listed for The Art Newspaper and AXA Art Award for the Best Exhibition Catalogue Published by Art Institutions in the UK and Ireland. Includes: The Anglo-Saxon Legacy, pp. 104-14; and catalogue entries on early Christian ivory and carvings at Dewsbury (Yks) and Reculver (Kent), pp. 227; 247-52.

Artists used Greco-Roman ideals in the art because indubitably the Greek and Roman. In this fresco The School of Athens(figure 1) Raphael depicts a Roman architecture influenced hall containing the greatest. Christianity In Constantinople Constantine Empire Rome. all the Roman emperors in determining the future course of western civilization. Constantine began the process of making Christianity the. rival of the old Empire.

Department of History of Art University of York York YO10 5DD UK. Phone Number. I am based in the Department of History of Art at York, where I have recently been promoted to professor. University of York, History of Art, Department Member. moreI am based in the Department of History of Art at York, where I have recently been promoted to professor.

Constantine the Great - found in York, on display in the Yorkshire Museum. He is known as Constantine the Great for very good reasons. Constantine the Great - found in York, on display in the Yorkshire Museum. Coin depicting Constantine - Yorkshire Museum. Constantine came to Britain with his father, the emperor Constantius, in 305. Constantius died in July the following year in York. After nearly 80 years, and three generations of political fragmentation, Constantine united the whole of the Roman Empire under one ruler. By 324 he had extended his power and was sole emperor, restoring stability and security to the Roman world.

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Constantine the Great: York's Roman Emperor celebrates the 1700th anniversary of the proclamation of Constantine as Emperor in York on 25th July, 306. In a series of multi-disciplinary essays, and a fully illustrated, scholarly catalogue of objects, the book is a major contribution to the study of the material and visual evidence for Constantine's reign. The geographic range of the book is the Roman Empire, with the focus mainly on the Western Empire. Key themes include the transition from the Classical to the Medieval world, and from paganism to Christianity.The book brings together for the first time a fascinating range of objects to support its arguments, most notably: the monumental marble head of Constantine from York; the mosaic roundel with Christ's head from Hinton St Mary, Dorset; the earliest Christian silver hoard in the Roman Empire from Water Newton, Cambridgeshire; the Late Roman silver hoard from Traprain Law, Scotland;