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RICK STEVES' EUROPE: Art of the Early Middle Age

Rick in Bern, Switzerland.
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Rick in Bern, Switzerland.

Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023 at 4 p.m. on KPBS TV / Stream now with the PBS App

After Rome's fall, Europe's Christians kept culture alive with art rooted in their deep faith. On this episode, we visit sturdy Romanesque churches filled with art that reinforced the ruling order. Meanwhile, Europe was invigorated from the fringes: Byzantines to the East, with their dazzling mosaics; Spanish Muslims with their lush palaces; and fierce Vikings of the North — all part of Europe's rich cultural stew.

RICK STEVES’ EUROPE: Art of the Early Middle Ages

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