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Rome Across the Ages: Art & Architecture in the Eternal City
CEA Partner Institution: CEA Rome Center
Location: Rome, Italy
Primary Subject Area: Art History
Instruction in: English
Course Code: ARH370FCO
Course Details: Level 300
Recommended Semester Credits: 3
Contact Hours: 45
Additional Fee: $100.00
Additional Fee Description:This course requires payment of an additional fee to cover active learning components that are above and beyond typical course costs, such as site visits, entrance fees and other expenses.
This course is a survey of the art and architecture of Rome from classical Antiquity to the Seventeenth century. It will teach the basic principles of art historical analysis through an active study of monuments, buildings, and artworks within their historical context. The power of images and the messages they convey will serve as a predominant guideline to reconstruct the history of the city. Issues such as politics, patronage, taste, gender, religion, and symbolic reading will be examined, as well as the ways these inter-relate to create identities.