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AH 101, Art and Culture in the West to 1400 (Jill Bain): Home


This guide is designed to accompany Art History 101 Online as taught by Jill Bain.

Writing and Citing

Unit One: Introduction to the Course

Readings from the textbook, Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History (15th or 16th ed.)


Units Two and Three, Stone Age Cultures and the Ancient Near East

Book Suggestions

The books below are just a sampling of the print and ebook titles we have in the library. For more background information on art history, or the civilizations you are studying, see the Background tab. To find more books and videos for unit topics, see the Books & Videos tab.

Units Four: Ancient Egypt

Unit Five, Six, and Seven: Minoans, Mycenaeans, Ancient Greece, Hellenistic and Etruscan

Unit Eight: Ancient Rome

Guide Authorship

This guide was prepared by Patti Wilson, liaison librarian for Art History and Visual Arts.

Unit Nine: From the Roman to the Byzantine Empire

Units Eleven, Twelve, and Thirteen: Romanesque, Gothic, and Italy 1200 - 1400

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