ARTD 7015G Byzantine Art : From the Catacombs to Iconoclasm

30 hours plus conference; 3 credits

Catacomb art in fresco and sarcophagi. Church-building activities from Constantine to Justinian. Earliest Bible cycles in manuscript and mosaic. growing popularity of icons. Art of the imperial capital of Constantinople.

Prerequisite: matriculation for the M.A. in art history or for the M.F.A. in art or permission of the deputy chairperson.


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