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4.8: Key Characteristics of Art- Age of Faith

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    Identify and describe key characteristics and defining events of art from the Age of Faith

    Learning Activities

    The learning activities for this section include:

    • Reading: The Medieval and Byzantine Eras
    • Reading: Early Christian Art
    • Reading: Church Architecture
    • Reading: Arts of the Islamic World: the Early Period
    • Reading: Introduction to Mosque Architecture
    • Reading: Romanesque
    • Reading: Gothic Architecture
    • Reading: Neo-Confucianism and Fan Kuan’s Travelers by Streams and Mountains
    • Reading: Shiva As Lord of the Dance (Nataraja)
    • Reading: Classic Maya Portrait Stelae

    Take time to review and reflect on each of these activities in order to improve your performance on the assessment for this section.


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