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College Catalog 2017-2018 
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HI 360 - Italian Renaissance (ART 360)

4.00 credits.
The Italian Renaissance seminar is an in-depth cultural history of the humanist movement in Italy from 1250 to 1550 and its impact on the fine arts, literature, politics, religion, education and science. The course includes reading and discussion of primary texts by Petrarch, Dante, Boccaccio, Alberti, Machiavelli, Da Vinci, Michelangelo and Vasari. Topics include the revival of Antiquity, the discovery of Nature, Statecraft, scientific innovation and new concepts of genius and creativity. *Prerequisite(s): ART 155 , ART 157 , or HI 115 . Enrollment limited to sophomore status or above.