Renaissance, Reform. & Religious Wars

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Renaissance, Reform. & Religious Wars

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Art History, History, Religion

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The module commences with consideration of some of the key features of the Italian Renaissance including the Humanist influences on Literature and the plastic Arts. The emergence and development of the Protestant Reformation is treated and its impact on religion, politics and society in Europe is examined. Other contexts examined are for example, International relations and international conflict in particular, as well as specific events in France or Spain.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Display a broad knowledge of issues and events in Europe and the wider world between 1450 and 1648
    2. Display a broad knowledge of issues and events in Europe and the wider world between 1450 and 1648
    3. Trace the main developments in international relations during the period and relate these to religious and political conflicts and changes.
    4. Display familiarity with some of the texts and documents of the Renaissance, Reformation/Counter Reformation period
    5. Display ability to apply critical judgement in dealing with key course questions.

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