This course examines the role of art and architecture in the representation of political power and ideology. Students will have the opportunity to examine and discuss such topics as imperial imagery, iconography of architecture, and dynastic symbolism. The course will cover a broad range of examples from ancient Egypt, Rome, Byzantium, medieval and Renaissance Europe, and the Ottoman Empire. Some lectures will take place at sites in Istanbul.
SU Credits : 3
ECTS Credit : 6
Undergraduate level SPS 101 Minimum Grade of D AND Undergraduate level HUM 202 Minimum Grade of D