Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    Sep 28, 2020  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARTH 3226 - [Art of Late Antiquity]

(crosslisted) ARKEO 3226 CLASS 3746 MEDVL 3226 NES 3226 RELST 3226 VISST 3226  
(HB) (LA-AS)      
Next offered 2018-2019. 4 credits. Student option grading.

Co-meets with ARKEO 6226 /ARTH 6226 .

B. Anderson.

A survey of the art and architecture of the later Roman Empire, from the reign of Trajan to the reign of Justinian I. Topics to be considered include: the impact of Christianity on the functions and appearance of art and the emergence of distinctly Christian architectural types; the concepts of “classicism” and “abstraction” and their utility in understanding stylistic change in late antiquity; and the development of monumental vaulted architecture from the Markets of Trajan to the Hagia Sophia.

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