FREN 6591

Mediterranean Hist Art & Civ

La Méditerranée, une lumière jamais éteinte : Histoire, arts et civilisations des Cyclades aux temps modernes. / Mediterranean History, Arts, and Civilization from the Cyclades to Modernity

This course will begin with the study of the mysterious civilization on the Cyclades Islands 2,000 years before Christ and will cover the classical period of ancient Greece, Imperial Rome, the fall of the Roman Empire, the birth of Christianity, the Middle ages in Europe, Byzantine art in Venice and in Ravenna, the religious schism between the Western and the Eastern churches, the Venetian Empire, the Renaissance in Europe, Luther’s Reformation and the crisis of the arts in Northern Europe. Texts: Jean Carpentier et François Lebrun, Histoire de la Méditerranée, éd du Seuil, Paris 1998. ISBN 2-02-03062-0; Gilles Sauron , La grande Fresque de la Villa des Mystères à Pompéi, éd Picard, Paris, 1998. ISBN 2-7084-0545-4.

(Besides the regular credits, this course may also count for one unit of credit (i.e. 3 semester hours) in the M.A. in Mediterranean Studies program).
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Civ Cul & Soc


Summer 2010, LS 6 Week Session

FREN6591A-L10 Lecture (Sala)

Summer 2009, LS 6 Week Session

FREN6591A-L09 Lecture (Sala)