Ancient Art History: Survey of Western Art I, Weeks 9 and 10Note: since we are doing a review for the final in the second ...
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Fidm weeks 9 and 10

  1. 1. Ancient Art History: Survey of Western Art I, Weeks 9 and 10Note: since we are doing a review for the final in the second half of class on June 6, Ihave created one study guide for both this week and next week—please bring this withyou to class again for the lecture on the first half on June 6. June 13 = FINAL EXAM and PAPERS due.Justinian, Theodora, Constantinople (Istanbul), Hagia Sophia, Anthemius of Tralles andIsidorus of Miletus the Elder, Nike (Nika) Revolt, Isidorus of Miletus the Younger,pendentives, icons, tempera, encaustic, Theotokos, Pantocrator, Monastery of St.Catherine (Sinai, Egypt), iconoclasm, Leo III, Second Commandment,iconodules/iconophiles, Mecca, Islam, Koran, aniconic, calligraphy, arabesques, mosque(masjid), Dome of the Rock (Jerusalem), central plan mosque, Qibla Wall, Mihrab,minaret, Mimar Sinan, hypostyle mosque, sahn, horseshoe/ogival arches, Iran (Isfahan),four iwan style mosque, harem, Kufic script, animated scripts, Tugras, Gothic, Chartres,Abbot Suger, St. Denis, pointed arches, compound piers, rib (ribbed) vaults, flyingbuttresses, stained glass, gargoylePossible essay questions:Discuss the construction and history of Hagia Sophia—what was the Nike Rebellion, andwhy was it influential in the construction of the church? What are icons?—discuss iconsand the iconoclastic controversy during the eighth century AD.Why did calligraphy develop as an important art form in the Muslim world? Describesome different mosque plans; what are some important elements of a mosque?What are some of the characteristics of Gothic Architecture? Who was Abbot Suger, andhow was he influential in the development of the Gothic style?Images:Hagia Sophia, 530s ADIcon, 6th century ADChartres Cathedral, 1145-1220 AD

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