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Puzzling Over History: A Study Of Late Antique Cyprus Through Mosaic Art, Melissa Hogan May 2011

Puzzling Over History: A Study Of Late Antique Cyprus Through Mosaic Art, Melissa Hogan

Honors Projects and Presentations: Undergraduate

This research paper focuses on the mosaic art found in Cyprus that was created during the period of Late Antiquity, which for the purposes of my paper is defined as the 2nd to 6th century A.D. In the study of Cypriot history, mosaics are not simple pieces of art, but invaluable historical evidence that demonstrates the shift in societal values in the transition between two drastically different eras on the island, pagan and Christian. During Late Antiquity the ideals of society moved from pagan emphasis on outward action to inner contemplation and theological meditation. Coinciding with the advent of ...


Brochure For Friends Of Murray Library, Murray Library Jan 2011

Brochure For Friends Of Murray Library, Murray Library

Friends of Murray Library

This brochure highlights the many ways that Friends has served Murray Library and the support they've provided.

Friends of Murray Library at Messiah College was formed in 1993 for the following purposes:

  • To stimulate interest in the collections and facilities of Murray Library.
  • To provide an opportunity for those interested in the library to participate in exhibits, programs, and volunteer activities.
  • To attract gifts of books, manuscripts, and other materials for the library's enrichment.
  • To encourage and receive financial contributions for needs beyond the library budget, such as building special collections.