The simplest approach to avoid this problem is to continue to use the Facebook app but not use the in-app browser.With the creation of Alexandria in 332 BC, Hellenization came to Egypt, together with first the art of the Greeks, and then that of the Romans, which began to overlay that of the more ancient Egyptian styles.Some of the earliest Christian paintings in Egypt we have records of were probably those in the catacombs of Karmuz in Alexandria.Created towards the end of the third century, they no longer exist, but we know something about their theme.The poses and faces of those depicted within this monument, as well as the folds of clothing treated in a simplified manner, place the images in the Byzantine context of the fifth or sixth centuries.
In general, it might be said that Coptic Christian art evolved from unsophisticated, crude styles to a refined, highly developed one over time, and spreading from Alexandria southward.
At Karmuz, there was a semi-circular apse within the antechamber that probably served as the Christian sanctuary, or chapel.
It was adorned with a frieze that depicted the miracles of Christ which prefigured the Last Supper and the Eucharist.
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