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Worlds of Renaissance Italy


About the Course:

Explores the overlapping worlds of Renaissance Italy, 1300-1500: the vibrant merchant culture; the elegant courts of princes; intellectual circles like the Platonic Academy; famed mercenary captains and their troops; the underworld of male same sex relations, of criminality and prostitution; the lives of women in marriages, in convents and in poorhouses; the workshops and homes of the laboring poor. One central theme is the culture of patronage and the production of extraordinary art.


No pre-requisites have been entered for this course.


View the course’s Canvas page or the instructor’s page for documents: Susan Schmidt   

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