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AAH 321 - Art and Architecture in the Classical World


Prerequisites: AAH 121 -AAH 122  
Fulfills a course requirement in the Art and Architectural History Core Concentration
An in-depth investigation of Classical arts within the context of the institutions, values, and ideas that emerged in the civilizations of Ancient Greece and Rome. Analyzes special topics in ancient architecture such as the art and architectural theory and practice of antiquity, with the intent of accounting for the goals and aspirations of specific cultures, societies, and patrons. Topics investigate how Classical societies interacted with each other and with other cultures outside the sphere of Western civilization. Geographical areas of examination include mainland Greece and the Mediterranean islands, Asia Minor, Italy, North Africa, and Western Europe; the time frame spans from circa 750 BC to circa 500 AD.

3 credits
Annually



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