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Jacqueline Jones, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Spring 2007

HIS 364G • HEB BIBLE IN JEWISH /CHRSTN ART

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
39825
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LIEBOWITZ

Course Description

A comparative study of the ways in which Jewish and Christian artists depicted Biblical narrative in the Penateuch from Late Roman/Byzantine times until the end of the sixteenth century. Our primary focus will be on the narratives in the books of Genesis (e.g the Adam and Eve cycle) and Exodus (the Bondage and Exodus), as dfepicted in mosaics, wall paintings, easel paitings, stone carvings and illustrated mansuscripts from western Europe and the Middle East.

Grading Policy

3 exams: 1. 30%, 2.; 45%; 3. 25%

Texts

G. Sed-Rajna, The Hebrew Bible in in Medieval Illuminatedd Manuscripts, Rizzoli; In the Beginning was the Word, A. Findernagel and C. Gastgeber, eds.,

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