OA19AUSV - Ancient Architecture and Art

Course specification
Type of study Bachelor academic studies
Study programme
Course title Ancient Architecture and Art
Acronym Status Semester Number of classes ECTS
OA19AUSV mandatory 1 3L + 0E 4.0
Lecturer/Associate (practicals)
    Prerequisite Form of prerequisites
    no prerequisites Does not have.
    Learning objectives
    Studying and mastering the development of architectural and artistic creation during the Old Age and getting acquainted with the basic principles of aesthetics of the civilizations of the Middle East and the ancient Mediterranean. Getting acquainted with the basic social, historical and general events as well as the factors that led to the formation of the first civilizations and their creation. Introduction to the aesthetics of ancient civilizations and pointing out the importance of symbolism in art.
    Learning outcomes
    Learning outcomes are the acquired knowledge about the first civilizations in the Middle East and the Mediterranean, as the focus of the development of the culture of Western civilizations. Understanding the social and historical context in which the mentioned civilizations were located and the conditions that led to the emergence of architecture and art on their soil. Mastering the principles of forming the first cities and elementary urban systems.Understanding the use of individual materials and structural systems as well as the basic forms of buildings that had a far-reaching impact on the later course of architecture and art development. Acquisition of knowledge about the principles of aesthetics of ancient times. An integral view of the creativity of the Old Age, through the understanding of legality and unbreakable connection in all domains of creativity.
    Architectural and artistic creation of the Old Age. The study of the development of the built environment and artistic creation in the Old Age. The study of aesthetics and philosophy of the Old Age, as the starting point of artistic creation in later epochs. Aesthetic Review of the Ancient Understanding of Measure, Proportion, Harmony, and the Golden Section in Architectural Works of Art. Introduction to the history of architecture and art. Prehistory. Mesopotamia. Persia. Egypt. Aegean architecture. Greece. Rome.
    Teaching Methods
    Lectures, semester assignments (graphic works, models, essays), excursions, consultations
    1. Redžić, H. Istorija arhitekture-stari vijek, Sarajevo, 1969. (Original title)
    2. Traktenberg, M. Hajman, I. Arhitektura od preistorije do postmodernizma, Građevinska knjiga, Beograd, 2006. (Original title)
    3. Fletcher, B. i Musgrove, J. Sir Banister Fletcher's a History of Architecture. London: Butterworths, 1987. (Original title)
    4. Janson H. V. Istorija umjetnosti. Beograd, 2016. Gilbert. K./Kun.H. (Original title)
    5. Istorija estetike. Kultura/Zavod za izdavanje udžbenika. Beograd/Sarajevo, 1969. (Original title)
    Evaluation and grading
    Oral exam
    Specific remarks
    Does not have.