The Apocalypse, Antichrist And The End Of Time In Medieval Art
University of Glasgow
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units7
Hours & Credits
OverviewCourse Aims--to survey medieval interpretations of the Apocalypse across time and artistic media--to evaluate current critical approaches to the analysis of medieval Apocalypse imagery--to examine the role played by eschatological imagery in broader contemporary religious andpolitical propaganda campaignsBy the end of this course students should be able to:--Identify and articulate the popular Christian beliefs and iconographical traditions thatinformed medieval apocalypse and Antichrist pictorial cycles.--Identify and articulate the stylistic, technical and compositional elements of medieval pictorialvisions.--Outline the ways in which eschatological traditions have served changing politicalagendas during the Middle Ages.--Research and present themes coherently both orally and in written form.
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