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The History of the Art of the Ancient World

Code: 140303
ECTS: 5.0
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Ana Torlak
Lecturers: Frane Prpa - Seminar
Take exam: Studomat

1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 45
Seminar 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Class lectures on the art history of the Ancient world will include an overview of ancient civilizations: a review of the architecture and art of Egypt and the Aegean Bronze Age culture. Particular emphasis is placed on the Greek art of the early geometric, archaic, classical and late classical periods to Hellenism. The art of the Apennine Peninsula come next: Etruscan art and the development of the art of the Roman Empire through examples of architecture, historical reliefs, sculpture and painting.
Through seminar topics the students will independently work on specific monuments, directly related to the topics of the above-mentioned lectures, present papers and submit them in writing.
  1. J. Boardman: Greek Art
  2. R. Higgins: Minoan and Mycenaean Art
  3. T. H. Carpenter: Art and Myth in Ancient Greece
  4. R.R.R. Smith: Hellenistic Sculpture
  5. D. Strong: Roman Art, Pelican History of Art
  6. J.B. Ward-Perkins: Roman Imperial Architecture
Optional literature:
  1. J. Boardman: Greek Sculpture: Late Classical Period
  2. J. Boardman: Greek Sculpture: Classical Period
  3. J. Boardman: Greek Sculpture: Archaic Period
  4. A. W. Lawrence: Greek Architecture
  5. D. E.E. Kleiner: Roman Sculpture
  6. H. W. Janson: Povijest umjetnosti
2. semester
Mandatory course - Regular studij - Art History
Consultations schedule: