FA 324 Early Christian & Medieval Art, 3 credits

This course will examine human cultural production between the years 250 and 1300. Beginning in the last centuries of the Roman Empire, and continuing through the luminous art of the "dark ages," the topics of study will conclude with the towering monuments of the French Gothic style. Particular attention will be given to works of architecture and engineering, and class discussion will explore themes of social as well as political history.

Prerequisite: FA 203 or FA 204