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ITAL 3370 History, Literature, and Art of Early Modern Rome (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course focuses on early modern Rome from the interdisciplinary perspectives of history, art, architecture, and literature. Jointly taught by professors from the history, fine arts, and Romance Languages departments, the course will consider the connections between society and culture in the Renaissance and the Baroque. Rome will be discussed as an urban environment, as the artistic capital of Europe, and as a center of Italian culture. The city will also be explored as the world center of Roman Catholicism, with attention to the importance of historical, literary, and artistic developments for the shaping of culture and piety.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Franco Mormando, Sarah Ross and Stephanie Leone

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Conducted in English
Not open to students who have already taken HS 232
Elective for Italian major and minor


Last Updated: 07-Dec-13