Spirits in the Material World (Part 1)

Terms used to describe object of the past have preserved themselves as relics in time. History, as we all know it, is the perspective of a past through story, visual narrative or unconscious behavior. In this week’s module, “Spirits in the Material World”, enlightens the dark pasts of war and oppression during the era of Alexander the Great using material culture. More specifically, iconography and the study of the subject plague modern day society as a one positive time.

Iconography — visual images or sculpture relating to or describing symbols and works of art

Iconology — the study of iconography

Material Culture — the material remains of a past culture