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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARTH 200 - Art and Religion in the West: Classical, Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Asatru (400-1100)


Credit(s): 3
Lecture: 3
Non-Lecture: 0
This course is intended to be an introduction to the development of art within a religious context. The material covered will trace religious thought from the Greco-Roman-world to the end of the Romanesque stage of art in Western Europe. The course will cover, Greece (Archaic to Hellenistic), Rome (through the Roman conquest of Jerusalem), the emergence of Christianity and its conflicts with Rome, the development of the Byzantine world, the development of Islam and the conflicts, the increase of migrations from Scandinavia and the Germanic areas, Celtic culture and the history of the Crusades. Offered on a two-year rotation.



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