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3.1: Overview

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    In this chapter, we will examine Early Medieval art. We will look at how this art contributed to the larger development of Western art. It is imperative to understand Early Medieval art in order to see how it impacted later artistic developments.

    Learning Activities

    The learning activities for this module include:

    • Review: Key Learning Items

    Early Medieval

    • Read: Early Medieval Art
    • Read: Fibulae
    • Read: Sutton Hoo Ship Burial (includes a video—4:23)
    • Read: Medieval Manuscripts
    • Read: The Bestiary
    • Read: The Lindisfarne Gospels

    Carolingian

    • Read: Carolingian Art
    • Watch: Lindau Gospels Cover (6:01)

    Ottonian

    • Read: St. Michael’s Church

    Extra Review

    • Review: External Resources

    Assignment

    • Submit: Module 11 Quiz (5 points)
    • Discuss: Unit 2 Discussion Essay (30 points)

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