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BYZANTINE & ISLAMIC ART & ARCHITECTURE READ Chp 4 /5 Jews, Christians and Muslims all share a belief in the same God, yet their respective traditions in art differ greatly from one another. In Ch. 4, we encounter early Christian art and the art of Byzantium. Ch. 5 introduces some of the traditions of the art of the Islamic world. What is the major difference between the art of these two traditions? What is the central reason for this difference? In your discussion, include one or two examples from each which illustrate this difference.