Category: Medieval Art

This unit discusses the religious focus of art in the middle ages, covering Byzantine, Romanesque, and Gothic art.

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Learning Objectives – Gothic Art

Be able to describe the primary features of Gothic cathedrals, including any engineering innovations that made them possible Be able to compare Gothic cathedrals with Romanesque churches Be able to describe the relationship of...

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Learning Objectives – Romanesque Art

Be able to describe the connections between Romanesque and Roman architecture Be able to describe the artistic innovations of the Florentine artist Giotto. Learn about illuminated manuscripts, including The Book of Kells Resources: Strickland,...

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Learning Objectives – Byzantine Art

Learn about the influence of Christianity on Byzantine art Learn about the icons and mosaics featured in Byzantine art Learn about the Hagia Sophia, a church in Constantinople commissioned by the Emporer Justinian. Resources:...