ARTH 117 - Early Christian and Byzantine Art
(Formerly ARTH 203)
The art and architecture produced by the first Christians borrowed much from the forms and ideas of Roman art. The course surveys art produced in Rome, Ravenna, Milan, Greece and Constantinople, 200-1400 A.D. Emphasis will be placed on the origin and symbolism of Christian imagery and architecture. A field trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art is included.