Q Nov 8, 2002

Re: Q: Student Questions on Byzantine Art

Dear Kristina Huneault,

I believe the "clubs" to which you refer are actually trefoils --
symbols of the Holy Trinity.

The "Z" might actually be an "N" which would represent the Greek word Nika
which means "victor" or "conqueror" -- so Christ the Conqueror.

- Marcia Blackburn
Art History Department Art Department
Binghamton University Broome Community College
Binghamton NY 13902 Binghamton NY 13902
mblackbubinghamton.edu 607-778-5075


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