Course Description

Course Name

From Ancient to Renaissance Art

Session: VRMS3121

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


The course explores the major periods in art history, art/architectural works and artists from ancient Greek and Roman art up to the Renaissance. The focus of the course is on the artistic heritage of the city of Rome and Italy, which will be studies and interpreted within the broader context of the Mediterranean and European/Western art. Major artworks and periods, elements of style and protagonists, will be examined from various perspectives, considering their historical and social context, artistic influences and literary sources. The course is a combination of in-class and Friday/weekend on-site/field trip classes.

*Course content subject to change