After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:
approach the images as pictorial translations of the hagiological texts,
locate in the icons historical elements, spiritual values and religious symbols and
appreciate not only the dialogue between the texts and the icons that serve the sainthood but also the the dialogue between faith and art
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course is based on comparative and critical analysis and reading of texts and icons in order to highlight their common spiritual and pastoral content and goal.
Sainthood, hagiography, Legends, Icons