843-1204 Middle Byzantine Art

Virgin (Theotokos) and Child enthroned, apse mosaic, Hagia Sophia, Constantinople (Istanbul), Turkey, dedicated 867.

Christ as Pantokrator, dome mosaic in the Church of the Dormition, Daphni, Greece, ca. 1090-1100.

Pantokrator, Theotokos and Child, angels, and saints, apse mosaic in the cathedral, Monreale, Italy, ca. 1180-1190.

Lamentation, wall painting, Saint Pantaleimon, Nerezi, Macedonia, 1164.

Virgin of Compassion icon (Vladimir Virgin), late 11th or early 12th century, with later repainting.  Tempera on wood, 2′ 6 1/2″ X 1′ 9″.  Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow.

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