History of the Italian Renaissance
Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence
Area of Study
Art History, European Studies, History
Taught In English
Mandatory Lab Fee Required
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 4
Hours & Credits
This course explores the meaning of the term 'Renaissance' when applied to the period of Italian history from circa 1350 to 1550. The subject will be approached from a variety of standpoints: social, political, economic, intellectual, scientific and artistic. The focus will be on the concept of Italian Renaissance Humanism and on the relationship between art and society during this period. Lectures will be supplemented by a number of visits to key historical sites in Florence. A field trip to the Tuscan Renaissance town of Pienza will also form part of the course.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
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