History of Art in The Middle Ages: The Dark Ages

Video title: The Dark Ages

Watch this video The Dark Ages. Study the History of Art in The Middle Ages through the art, artists and artistic works in the times of The Dark Ages

Explore the important role of the monasteries in preserving literacy and learning, and how they became the focus of early Christian life. Study the significance of Charlemagne?s reign, and discover how the bold, crude, vital character of medieval life was reflected in its art and architecture.

 

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History of Art in The Middle Ages: The Dark Ages. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Art of the Dark Ages. Learn about Art in the Middle Ages and The Dark Ages. Study the significance of Charlemagne's reign, and understand why the Roman Catholic Church became the most powerful unifying force in Europe.
  • Learn how Christian ideals encouraged the development of a new art that was distinct from classicism, and explore the important role of monasteries in preserving literacy and learning.
  • Examine the cultural impact of Constantine's rule and the Crusades, and gain insight to the profound influence of Christian beliefs on medieval philosophy and cathedral architecture.
  • Identify characteristics of Romanesque and Gothic architecture.
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