HART 350 - MEDIEVAL SCIENCE AND MEDICINE
Long Title: SCIENCE AND MEDICINE IN MEDIEVAL VISUAL CULTURE
Department: Art History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: This course focuses on the diverse and often unexpected forms of medieval representation that intersect with science, medicine, and natural history: maps, diagrams, images from health and surgery guides, encyclopedic compendia of animals and plants, astrolabes.
Optics and theories of vision, and the ideals of naturalism and perspective, will be examined alongside issues such as function, cultural exchange, and intellectual authority. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HART 350 if student has credit for HART 650.