14
November 2018

From Vikings to Romanovs: early Russian art and architecture

Welcome to The Arts Society Brussels
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 20:00
2 Avenue Paul Hymans, Brussels 1200
1200 Woluwe-Saint-Lambert 1200

The lecture focuses on the evolution of the Russian people from their misty begins

The historical ackground to the lecture is the evolution of the Russian people from their misty begins as Viking traders in the 8th centure to Prince Vladimir of Kiev's adoption of the Orthodox branch of Christianity in the late 10th century, when they inherited a specific style of religious art and architecture from Byzantium.

THE ARTS SOCIETY ACCREDITED LECTURER

Mrs Jane Angelini

Jane is a freelance lecturer for The Arts Society and other arts organisations. She runs her own art tours company, specialising in cultural visits. She speaks several foreign languages and has translated a number of works of 19th century Russian literature for Penguin Books and Oxford University Press. She has a BA in Russian Studies and an MA in Byzantine Studies.