ITAL 71 - The Italian Medieval Renaissances

Description
The course explores periods and contexts of major artistic and societal change and innovation in medieval Italy (12th to 15th century). Contexts of interests will include: Umbria & the Franciscan Movement; Palermo & the Court of Frederick II; Rome & the Papal-Imperial Struggle; Venice & the Decline of the Byzantine Empire; Siena & the Black Death; Florence & the House of Medici. We will examine literary, visual, oral and architectural artefacts, discussing their contexts of production and reception. Notes: This course will be conducted in Italian. Recommended preparation: The successful completion of Italian 50 or the approval of Professor Camozzi-Pistoja. Course site: https://locator.tlt.harvard.edu/course/colgsas-207898/2018/fall/19532
Credits
4
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2018
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
999
Avg. Sections
1