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HIST 4232 Michelangelo and His World (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

An interdisciplinary exploration of the life and works of Michelangelo Buonarroti, sculptor, painter, architect and poet, one of the greatest artistic geniuses of Western civilization. Against the historical backdrop of the High Renaissance in Italy, we will study his works, both artistic and literary, examining their roots in the political, philosophical, religious, artistic, and cultural debates of his age as well as in his personal biography.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Benjamin Braude and Franco Mormando

Prerequisites: The History Core, Parts I and II

Cross listed with: ITAL5521

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Last Updated: 18-Feb-16