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2023-2024 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.

Credits: 4

Prerequisites/Restrictions: Not open to First-Year students without Permission of Instructor

Core: Literature & The Arts AND Catholic Intellectual Traditions