The course aims to provide critical tools and basic conocences for the analysis of the most significant works created in Europe between the 4th and 14th centuries. The student will have acquired the basic knowledge to understand the general dynamics that create and intertwine the image patterns of the entire medieval time span.
Knowledge and understanding skills.
Students will acquire the essential art-historical knowledge for the critical framing of artworks in order to approach a critical text with greater scholarly awareness.
Applied knowledge and understanding skills.
Students will acquire the ability to connect acquired knowledge with the medieval image system.
Autonomy of judgment.
The skills and knowledge acquired will be the key point for dealing with medieval emergencies with autonomy of judgment.
With particular insistence, students will be urged to achieve specific written and oral communicative competence, a fundamental skill for the discipline.
Awareness of the art-historical framework of the medieval period and a prerequisite for future ability to analyze the system of images not only medieval, while developing a tension to learn also critical dynamics of later periods.