Paleo-Christian Techniques (1)

Course Code: ARS207 • Study year: II • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Visual arts • Field of study: Sacred art
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Simona Teodora Roșca-Neacșu
Seminar tutor: Simona Teodora Roșca-Neacșu
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class / Seminary
Number of teaching hours per semester: 28
Number of teaching hours per week: 2
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 3

Course aims:

- To know the evolution of religious dogmas for understanding art pre-Byzantine
- Knows and can apply early Christian techniques

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

1. Paleo-Christian art - Introductory course
2. Architecture
3. Paleo-Christian painting - symbols and
4. Paleo-Christian painting - images and
5. The appearance of Christian iconography:

Teaching methods:

Lecture, debate, presentation.

Learning outcomes:

- Acquiring general and specific knowledge of Paleo-Christian art techniques;
- Knowledge of the underlying arts of Christian art
- Understanding Paleo-Christian techniques for finalizing the Christian style


Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Oral exam 50%, essay 40% and implication in course debates 10%

Recommended reading:

DANIELOU Jean, Primary Christian symbols, -, -, -, -.
TRISTAN Frédérick, The first Christian images. From symbol to icon. II-V centuries, -, -, -, -.
BARNEA Ion, Arta creștină în România., -, -, -, -.