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Classical art sought the perfect balance an beauty in natural things. The gods were of course perfect. Byzantine tradition is a stylized presentation of Christian persons or the Imperial court, usually in murals and mosaics.

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Muslim art forbade art that included depicting humans or animals in religious art. they focus on using flower patterns and calligraphy- writing in their art. writings and flower are also used in architecture. unlike the Muslims the byzantine use icons or religious images in their arts.

The characteristic art style of the Islamic Empire was arabesque. Architecture of the early Byzantine Empire favored the use of large domes and vaults. In the top of these domes was a painting of the Pantocractor {the almighty god}. Islamic people used domes for there most famous religious architecture, Dome of the Rock. Islamic people used calligraphy in manuscript and in architecture. this paragraph was taken from the following website:

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Both styles display an advanced understanding of human anatomy, but Hellenistic art went beyond this and experimented with how the body moves and how it looks in action-- how torsos twist, muscles bulge, etc. Hellenistic art is also highly dramatic, filled with humor, agony, anger, and other emotions. The Dying Gaul by Epigonos and Leocoon and His Sons by Athanadoros, Hagesandros, and Polydoros are good examples of Hellenistic art.

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