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Early Christian Africa: Arts of Transformation

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Nov 30 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Christianity has important early roots in the Nile Valley and Ethiopia. Related arts often embody core local African values — an aesthetics that privileges moral value and simplicity over opulence, wealth, or power. This is an art of the people: limestone not marble, wool and linen rather than silk, bone instead of ivory, terracotta, wood, and copper in place of gold.

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Early Christian Africa: Arts of Transformation

Early Christian Africa: Arts of Transformation

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Christianity has important early roots in the Nile Valley and Ethiopia. Related arts often embody core local African values — an aesthetics that privileges moral value and simplicity over…