Special aspects of the History of Art IIa

Course Information
TitleΕΙΔΙΚΑ ΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΤΕΧΝΗΣ 2α / Special aspects of the History of Art IIa
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolVisual and Applied Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorStella Lavva
Course ID280006888

Programme of Study: New PPS of School of Visual and Applied Arts (2014-today)

Registered students: 12
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
  • French (Examination)
  • German (Examination)
  • Italian (Examination)
General Prerequisites
- Have successfully completed the subjects: •'Art History I-Αncient Art'(YΘΑ1) and •'Art History II- Byzantine Art'(YΘB2) - Have competency in English and German language - Have access to a computer - Have the ability to work with powerpoint and to make presentations
Learning Outcomes
•Trace the timeline of major events in Italian Renaissance •Link important developments in the history of Italian Renaissance to specific geographical contexts. •Discuss important artworks, presenting relevant information on each work’s historical context and constitution. •Discuss important artists in terms of the style of their work
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Around 1420 in Florence charismatic artists like Masaccio, Ghiberti, Brunelleschi, Donatello, created works whose influence for the evolution of modern art were of decisive importance. Also, there is a presentation of the art produced after 1450 and of the way, in which the proposed iconographic and stylistic forms by artists like Uccello, Fra Angelico, Piero della Francesca, Botticelli and others are connected with the political developments of their era.
Ιtalian Renaissance, Cultural Heritage, Topography, Architecture, Sculpture, Painting
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
DVD's educational content
Course Organization
Reading Assigment210.7
Student Assessment
Students are graded 50% depending on the final exam amd 50% on participation in the class
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
- Άλκης Χαραλαμπίδης, Η Ιταλική Αναγέννηση, Αρχιτεκτονική, Γλυπτική, Ζωγραφική, University Studio Press, Θεσσαλονίκη 2014 - Μαρίνα Λαμπράκη-Πλάκα, Iταλική Αναγέννηση, Τέχνη και Κοινωνία, Τέχνη και Αρχαιότητα, Εκδόσεις "Kαστανιώτη", Αθήνα 2004 - A.Richard Turner, Η Αναγέννηση στη Φλωρεντία,Η γένεση μιας νέας τέχνης, University Studio Press, Θεσσαλονίκη 2011
Additional bibliography for study
Ηeinrich W.Pfeiffer, S.J., Καπέλλα Σιξτίνα. Νέα ερμηνευτική προσέγγιση μετά την αποκαθήλωση των τοιχογραφιών, Εκδόσεις "Καπόν", Aθήνα 2009
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