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Medieval and Byzantine Art

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Byzantine and Medieval Art


Welcome to the UCLA Library Guide to researching Byzantine and Medieval Art. It was created by Library Student Research Assistant Amy Fleming, an MLIS student in UCLA's Graduate School of Education and Information Science in 2023. This guide represents a starting point for your research and is not intended to be comprehensive. For further research assistance, please make an appointment with a subject librarian or stop by one of UCLA's Research Help Desks.

Below you can find some related subject guides to supplement your research.

Useful Subject Headings

A "Subject" search can be a useful way to navigate a catalog when looking for resources on a specific topic. Below are some examples of subject headings that may be useful in your searches in UC Library Search.

Art, Byzantine

Architecture, Byzantine

Art, Early Christian

Art, Medieval

Islamic illumination of books and manuscripts

Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval

Art, Romanesque

Art, Gothic

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