Units of Study
HSTY2647 - Renaissance Italy
Semester 2, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Dr Nicholas 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.
1x500wd bibliography (10%), 1x500wd essay outline (10%), 1x2500wd essay (50%), 1x1hr exam (20%) and tutorial participation (10%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
12 junior credit points of History or Ancient History
Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.
Lecture for HSTY2647
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