Dec 17, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

AH 348 - Castles and Cathedrals: Art of the High Middle Ages


This course will focus on images of power, piety, and belief in the European High Middle Ages (c. 900 - c. 1400), from Charlemagne and the Carolingian contribution to late Gothic and Marco Polo’s travels. The achievements of the Romanesque style in the great monasteries, and the development of the Gothic cathedrals will be explored, as will the objects and images that filled these buildings - mosaics, sculpture, paintings, reliquaries, illuminated manuscripts, metalwork, jewelry, stained glass.

Full course