ARTS 208 - Marble, Gold, Silk, and Glass: Art of the Middle Ages (AH)
A study of art, architecture, and material culture in Europe and the Mediterranean world, from the end of the Roman Empire (marble), to the rise of Christianity and the development of new visual vocabularies to convey its message of salvation (gold), to the emergence of rich, widely circulating and highly influential artistic practices in the Islamic world (silk), and finally to the emergence of pilgrimage routes and prosperous cathedral cities by the 13th century (glass).
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Area of Inquiry: Human Thought and Expression
Liberal Arts CORE: None
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