Nov 13, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate 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
Liberal Studies Curriculum: N/A or CORE: Literature & The Arts