Coptic Orthodox Theological College, Sydney Australia
Pope Shenouda III Coptic Orthodox
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Coptic Art & Architecture
Code: COAR900
Group: Liturgical Studies
Type: Elective
Available: In-house
Units: 4
Lectures: 22
Lecturer: Mr. Shaheer Gobran
Assessment: 20% weekly assignment and 80% written examination.
   
Course Outline:
Historical and developmental aspects of Coptic Art and Architecture are presented by architect, Mr. Shahir Goubran, who has undertaken extensive research in this field. Topics include the historical development of the layout of the Coptic churches and monasteries as well as the historical development of various elements such as the dome, the niche, lighting, etc. Other aspects covered in the course include the influence of other cultures and case studies of some of the ancient churches in Old Cairo and some of the ancient monasteries in Egypt that stand until today. Although the course provides an emphasis on ecclesiastical art and architecture, the secular aspects of Coptic art and Architecture are also discussed.
 
 
 
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