Assignment 29768

Discuss the primary reasons why popes and
other patrons might allow such trappings of ancient pagan culture within a
Christian society, even in sacred contexts. Provide a rationale for your
response. Describe any modern structure or sculpture or work of art where you
can identify either ancient pagan images or features, or a mix of elements from
different cultures and periods.
Explore
Michelangelo and Raphael: The Classical Tradition Reborn

Chapter 15 (pp. 494-5, 505-513), Stylistic features and imagery from ancient
classical art and myth; review Week 8 Music Folder

Sistine Chapel tour at http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/sistine-chapel…

Sistine Chapel information at http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/html/m/michelan/3…

Sistine Chapel theory at http://karlzipser.com/michelangelo.html