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Antique Byzantine Art: Textiles

The Byzantine Empire, or Byzantium, consisted of the remnants of the Roman Empire after the fall in the 5th Century AD. The Byzantine Empire continued to exist for another thousand years until it would later fall to the Ottoman Turkish Empire in 1453. Throughout its history, the Byzantine Empire achieved a high level of art and culture that would have an impact on the civilizations that followed. Traces of Byzantine artwork can still be found in the artwork of the Ottoman Empire and others. Among these arts, their skill and advancement of the textile arts is one of their most notable contributions to global culture.

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