Hi folks, as you know by now, icons are a major element of Byzantine art. The word “icon” in the Byzantine sense has a complex, layered meaning. For this week’s written response, please read the text

Hi folks, as you know by now, icons are a major element of Byzantine art. The word “icon” in the Byzantine sense has a complex, layered meaning. For this week’s written response, please read the text in the link below and select ONE image from the image band at the top of the page: https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/icon/hd_icon.htm (Links to an external site.) Then, please answer this question: What makes your selected image an icon? Your answer should include formal analysis of the image, iconographical analysis, and some iconological information about the Byzantine Empire.