From Ancient to Renaissance Art

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    From Ancient to Renaissance Art

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Art, Art History

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Pre-requisites: AH 102 or permission of the instructor.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    The course explores the major periods in art history, art/architectural works and artists from ancient Greek and Roman art up to the Renaissance. The focus of the course is on the artistic heritage of the city of Rome and Italy, which will be studies and interpreted within the broader context of the Mediterranean and European/Western art. Major artworks and periods, elements of style and protagonists, will be examined from various perspectives, considering their historical and social context, artistic influences and literary sources. The course is a combination of in-class and Friday/weekend on-site/field trip classes.

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