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2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 251 - Architecture and Urban Planning in Papal and Fascist Rome

4 credits
Study of major buildings and concepts of urban development from the late Imperial age of early Christianity (4th century) through the height of papal power in the Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo periods (18th century). We conclude with the vast urban reconstructions under Mussolini and their legacy in the contemporary city. Use of historical maps in the College Art Collection. Option of executing design projects or doing some reading in French, German, Italian, or Latin.

Prerequisite: None, although ART 250  or HIS 256  is helpful.
Note: Plus-2 option available. Not offered every year.
Instructor: Staff