MEMS 360 - Special Topics in Medieval and Early Modern Studies
Section: 001 The Holy Land in Visual Culture: Architecture, Maps, Paintings, Photographs
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS)
Department: LSA History
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Richly diverse, early modern visual images of Jerusalem  are the focus of our studies of the culture of the Holy land. We will read biblical and extra-biblical accounts and will study ancient as well as early modern and contemporary sites. The visual sources we consult include architecture, maps, illustrated Bibles, Esther scrolls, marriage contracts, Torah curtains, paintings,  illuminated manuscripts, prints, and photography. Comparisons with Christian and Islamic examples will deepen our knowledge of the universal significance of this region. 

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MEMS 360 - Special Topics in Medieval and Early Modern Studies
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001 (SEM)
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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