* ART 320 / ARC 320 (LA)
Rome, the Eternal City
The main goal of this course is to acquaint students with the major architectural monuments of ancient and post-classical Rome, paying particular attention to creative transformations of form and meaning. The urban development of the city will be stressed and used to provide a contextual reading of individual buildings and public spaces.
Sample reading list:
Krautheimer, Rome, Profile of a City
Boethius, The Golden House of Nero
Ackerman, The Architecture of Michelangelo
Coffin, The Villa in the Life of Renaissance Rome
Pinto, Trevi Fountain
Kostof, The Third Rome
Weekly assigned readings discussed in precept. A term paper based on individual research and readings.
Mid Term Exam - 20%
Take Home Final Exam - 40%
Papers - 30%
Class/Precept Participation - 10%
Extensive use will be made of an interactive database linking texts and images designed specifically for the course. For department majors, satisfies ancient Mediterranean or Renaissance/baroque/Islamic distribution requirement by prior arrangement with instructor.
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