ITALIAN 317 - The Renaissance
Section: 001
Term: FA 2013
Subject: Italian (ITALIAN)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Class Misc Info:
Taught in English - no knowledge of Italian necessary.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The period between 1350 and 1550 in Italy is known by various names: the Renaissance, the late Middle Ages, the beginnings of modernity. These two centuries saw the flowering of medieval Christian culture, as Italian artists created the culminating artistic and literary works of the Christian Middle Ages and the seminal works of early modernity. For Italians – who for centuries had dominated the Mediterranean economy – it was also an era of incipient economic decline. The discovery of the Americas and technological advances in ship-building and navigation would give rise to a new Atlantic economy and increasingly marginalize the Mediterranean over the coming centuries. This course covers the great Italian thinkers of the era, with lectures situating the achievements of the Renaissance in the context of Italian, Mediterranean, and global history.

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Taught in English - no knowledge of Italian necessary.

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ITALIAN 317 - The Renaissance
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
P
28943
Open
Wolv. Access
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 0452010136
The Italian Renaissance reader, Author: edited by Julia Conaway Bondanella and Mark Musa., Publisher: Penguin 1987
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