Course Information
TitleΙΣΤΟΡΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΙΤΑΛΙΚΗΣ ΤΕΧΝΗΣ Ι / History of Italian art I
Title in ItalianStoria dell’arte Italiana I
Code11363
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolItalian Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID280006620

Programme of Study: UPS School of Italian Language and Literature 2013

Registered students: 43
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Italian Language and LiteratureMandatory Elective Courses636

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
600148017
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • Italian (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
NO
Learning Outcomes
PREPARE THE STUDENTS TU USE THEIR KNOWLEDGE IN ORDER TO APPLY THEM IN THEIR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND THEIR PROFESSION
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • 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)
Approaching the art of the early Christian period from the appearance of Christianity until the 12th century it is indicated the spread of the overall art of Byzantine Empire, outside the restricted confines of Greece, in Italian Peninsula. In particular, it is examined the architecture, the monumental painting(frescoes, mosaics), the sculpture, the miniature, the narrated manuscripts etc. that was developed in the Italian Peninsula. Αpproximately one hundred years before the recognition of Christianity as an equal religion to the others, the painting had begun to give its first samples in the tombs and catacombs that preserved extensively in Italy (Rome, Naples, Sicily, etc.). It is revealed the world of Christian triumph, which, from the 4th century AD started with a rapid development of painting, that gave important works in paintings and mosaics, many of which are preserved in Rome, Ravenna, etc. up to 12 ° century, when the Byzantine painting penetrated the Italian area from Venice to Sicily with many artistic paths and in successive artistic stages. There are pointed out the most important iconographic problems related to theological issues. At the same time it is analyzed the style of the works which fall within the general trends prevailing in the modern era. Objectives of the course The students will discover and reach the artistic beauty, the spiritual depth and distinctive ethos of the art of the early Christian and Byzantine period, as it is formed in the Italian peninsula. Basic Manuals G. G. Gounaris, Introduction to Early Christian Archaeology II, ed. University Studio press, Thessaloniki 2007. Jn. Stoufi-Poulimenou, Christian and Byzantine Archaeology and Art, ed. Parrisia, Athens 2013. Indicative bibliography G. B. Antourakis, Christian Archeology and Εpigraphy. Elements of East and West Art, I’ , Academic tutorials, Theory, Athens 1987. G. C. Gounaris, Introduction to Early Christian Archaeology I’, ed. University Studio press, Thessaloniki 1999. Tz. Loounten, Early Christian and Byzantine Art, Translation: M. Aggelidou, ed. Kastaniotis, Athens 2003. Ch. Delvoye, Byzantine Art, ed. Papadima, Athens 2003. A. D. Paliouras, Introduction to Byzantine Archaeology, ed. University of Ioannina, Ioannina 2002.
Keywords
ITALY, ART, RENAISSANCE
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
NO
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures522.1
Laboratory Work150.6
Fieldwork70.3
Reading Assigment582.3
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities150.6
Exams30.1
Total1506
Student Assessment
Description
INDIVIDUAL ASSESSMENT
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
G.C.ARGAN, STORIA DELL'ARTE ITALIANA, SANSONI, FIRENZE
Additional bibliography for study
ERWIN PANOFSKY, IL SIGNIFICATO DELLE ARTI VISIVE, EINAUDI, TORINO / ERWIN PANOFSKY, STUDI DI ICONOLOGIA, EINAUDI, TORINO ANDRE CHASTEL, ARTE E UMANESIMO A FIRENZE AL TEMPO DI LORENZO IL MAGNIFICO, EINAUDI, TORINO
Last Update
04-07-2019