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FREN6607

5C BC Greco-Roman Culture

5th Century BC Greco-Roman Culture and its Influences until the Renaissance

This class will be developing the influence of Greek art on Roman Empire and Renaissance period. Then we will concentrate on the female nude evolution, its despairing during middle age and reemerging during Renaissance (Botticelli, Raphaƫl, etc.). Giotto masterpiece, starting point of the Humanism Cultural Revolution, will be subject of this study. Finally we shall spend time on 15th and 16th century painters such as Masaccio, Piero della Francesca, Mantegna and Michel-Angelo.

This course may be applied toward the MA in Mediterranean Studies
Subject:
French
Department:
French
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Civ Cul & Soc

Sections

Summer 2012

FREN6607A-L12 Lecture (Sala)

Summer 2011

FREN6607A-L11 Lecture (Sala)