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2017 Units of Study

HSTY2647 - Renaissance Italy

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Nicholas Alfred Eckstein


This unit uses a special study of Florence to investigate the extraordinary cultural flowering that occurred in Italy between the 14th and 16th centuries. Major themes embrace parallel developments in Venice, Rome, Siena and other city-states; the social context of art; neighbourhood; community; gender; sexuality; the family; poverty; rebellion; religion; and intellectual life. Students use a wide variety of textual and visual sources to critique the concept of the Renaissance, its modern image and its impact on our own age.


1x1000wd document exercise (20%) and 1x2500wd research essay (50%) and 1x1000wd journal exercise (20%) and tutorial participation (10%)


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


12 junior credit points of History, Ancient History or Asian Studies



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