Syllabus academic year 2008/2009
(Created 2008-07-17.)

Higher education credits: 3. Grading scale: UG. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. AHIF05 overlap following cours/es: AHI010. Compulsory for: A3. Course coordinator: Assistant professor Anna-Maria Blennow,, Inst för arkitektur och byggd miljö. Prerequisites: AHI011History of Architecture, AHI 021 History of Architecture II,and History of Architecture III. Assessment: Attendance (80%) to lectures and participation in the study tour. Further information: The course is an advanced study of architectural history and contains a studytour to Italy. Home page:

The main aim of the course is to give a deeper understanding of Rome´s fundamental importance for central Europe and Scandinavia.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

The course starts with three lectures which gives the background to Rome´s historical and architectural development. They will be followed by a study tour to Italy.

Richard Krautheimer: Rome: Profile of a city 312-1308, (anvisade sidor)
Torgil Magnusson: Studies in Roman Quattrocento Architecture, 1958
Ragnar Josephson: Hur Rom byggdes under Renässans och Barock 1926
Torgil Magnusson: Rome in the age of Bernini 1982
Anthony Blunt: Borromini 1989
Börje Magnusson: Rom - en konst- och kulturhistorisk vägledning 2001
Göran Lindahl: Terza Roma I: Teori och praktik i italiensk byggnadsvård
(the books are to be found in the library)