Relating to the Byzantine empire, which ruled the Eastern Mediterranean from the fifth century CE to 1453; its capital was Byzantium (modern Istanbul).
Painting, usually murals, created in wet plaster.
A gospel is an account that describes the life of Jesus of Nazareth.
Associated with a deity; exhibiting religious importance; set apart from ordinary (i.e. "profane") things.
Artwork composed of small pieces of material—glass, stone, pottery—arranged in patterns or depicting persons and scenes.
A person deemed holy by a religious tradition, especially in Roman Catholicism.