Names of Scandinavians in the Byzantine Varangian Guard and in Russia. Sometime after 850 AD, Scandinavians -- mostly from Sweden and Denmark -- began launching exploration, warfare, and trade eastwards into Russia. This movement eastwards extended along the major rivers, with Scandinavians eventually travelling all the way south to Byzantium. Painting on wood. Looks like and old panel from a church. 9 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.. on Sep 28, 2019
Russia came under Byzantine influence through trade. Adopted Orthodox Christianity Cyrillic alphabet Alphabet used in Russia that is based on the Greek alphabet Art, music, and architecture (domes) in Russia reflected Byzantine influence.
Moleben can be celebrated at any time and at any place and are not dependent calendar . Following the efforts of the Hoorn Byzantine Male Choir in the Russian monastic ( monastery) to sing style brings the choir on this CD the Moleben of the Mother of God as it is to live in a Russian monastery. Grigori S. Saroléa. Byzantine religion synonyms, Byzantine religion pronunciation, Byzantine religion translation, English dictionary definition of Byzantine religion. n. The body of modern churches, including among others the Greek and Russian Orthodox, that is derived from the church of the Byzantine Empire, adheres to... BYZANTINE SACRED MUSIC By Constantine Cavarnos A concise treatment of the essential characteristics, aims, and execution of the traditional, official music of the Greek Orthodox Church. “An excellent treatise on the beautiful music of the Orthodox Church.” 1956. 6th printing, 1996. 31 pp. $3.50
Around 957 in Russia, Princess Olga of Kiev converted to Byzantine Christianity, spreading the religion enormously. Her grandson, Prince Vladimir, also converted and made Byzantine Christianity the official religion of Russia. He also adopted other aspects of Byzantine culture such as architecture and music. Archdiocese School of Byzantine Music - Arise O Lord - Liturgy & Worship - Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America 82 minutes Archdiocese School of Byzantine Music - Arise O Lord almost an hour and a half concert Archdiocese School of Byzantine Music - Arise O Lord almost an hour and a half concert See more The Byzantine empire was the empire left after the fall of the Western Roman Empire. Despite the name assigned to them by historians the Byzantines considered themselves to be Romans, and to be the Roman Empire, which is part of why the Byzantine Empire is also called the Eastern Roman Empire.
Being trained in Byzantine art, Russian master-iconographers accepted and preserved the symbolism of color. Russian icons did not achieve the same magnificence and austerity as the art of imperial Byzantium. However, colors in Russian icons attained a brightness that was livelier and more vibrant. Orthodox Byzantine Music is a music collection with Christian chants and hymns.
The base of Russian Orthodox church choir music - Znamenny tune was usually called "Angel-like". It is mainly because of the power of prayer and spiritual purity of the echoi (tones) melodies, crystallized in standing of Holy Rus before the God. The 17th century was the golden age of Russian liturgical music. Megalynarion of Christmas - Byzantine Chant, 1st Tone, Arranged by Dr. F. Karam. Troparion of the Nativity - Serbian Chant, 4th Tone, Arranged by Fr. Theodore Heckman. Kontakion of the Nativity - Russian Choral Music, by D. Bortniansky. Exapostilarion of the Nativity - Byzantine Chant, Special Melody, 3rd Tone, Arranged by J. Black
This is a treasury of Byzantine chant unprecedented in its range and breadth: 7 CDs representing the Serbian, Bulgarian, and Greek traditions of Byzantine Chant, a total of 7 hours, 38 minutes of music.