ITAL 138 - The Cosmos of the Divine Comedy

Description
This is a course on Dante's 14th century masterpiece, the Comedy. The course will offer an in-depth introduction to Dante's poem (Inferno, Purgatory, Paradise) as a point of entry to the history of Western literature, political thought, natural science and cosmology. We will also discuss the text’s capacity to move, inform, entertain and console readers, across time and socio-cultural barriers. Course site: https://locator.tlt.harvard.edu/course/colgsas-207950/2019/fall/15010
Credits
4
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Fall 2018
Offered
W, Th
Avg. Class Size
999
Avg. Sections
1