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ARTH 4473 Art of the Mediterranean (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This seminar will investigate the visual cultures of the Mediterranean world, Byzantium, Islam, Latin Christendom, the period between the rise of Christianity and Renaissance, 300 to 1600. The focus, cross-currents and interactions facilitated by trade, diplomacy, war and intellectual life. Topics considered will include artistic exchanges during the Crusades, Arabs and Normans in Sicily, and oriental influences in renaissance art and architecture.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Stephanie Leone
Jonathan Bloom

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17