Survey of Western Art History 131

Ancient to Medieval

Schedule of Lectures

Schedule of Lectures

The Dying Warrior
From the East Pediment of the Temple of Aphaia, Aegina, Greece, circa 490-480 B.C.
Now in the Glyptothek, Munich.

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Course Description and Requirements
List of Monuments
On the Quizzes
Art History Resources On the Web
The Perseus Project
Art Historians' Guide to the Movies
The Fabulous Ruins of Detroit
The Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum


Please note that the lecture schedule below is liable (nay, doomed) to change, but we will cover the material indicated. See the Current Academic Calendar for deadlines including adding, dropping, and withdrawing. A General Note on the Reading: You will read the entire book. Not everything in the book will be covered in class, but you will profit from the additional knowledge provided by your familiarity with the entire text. Note also that at the end of every chapter is a "Chronological Overview." Please look this over as well. Also note that the lectures will often also contain information not included in the book--this is part of the educational experience. If you miss classes, you will also miss this material which, yes, may be tested.

Week One : August 22-24

Discussed: Cave Painting, the concept of Prehistory, types of representations of the human body.

Dig unearths Stone Age sculptures More "Venus" statuettes found.

Week Two : August 27-August 31

Babylon Today
Hallliburton Destroys Babylon
Current Situation for Ancient Art in Iraq

Week Three : September 3-7

Week Four : September 10-14

Week Five : September 17-21

Week Six : September 24-28

Week Seven: October 1-5

Week Eight : October 8-12

Week Nine : October 15-19

Week Ten : October 22-26

Week Eleven : October 29 to November 2

Week Twelve : November 5-9

Week Thirteen : November 12-16

Week Fourteen : November 19-23

Week Fifteen : November 26-30

The Final Schedule


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