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Kamran Scot Aghaie, Chair CAL 528 | 204 W 21st St F9400 | Austin, TX 78712-1029 • 512-471-3881

Spring 2007

MES 321K • HEB BIBLE IN JEWISH /CHRSTN ART

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
41890 MWF
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
CBA 4.328
LIEBOWITZ, H.

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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