ITAL-368 Politics, Society & Culture in Renaissance Italy
Offered academic year 2006-2007
Professor Benedetti
The course explores some of the major themes in Renaissance culture and society, such as the development of political thought, the role of the intellectual, and the status of women. Texts studied include Niccolo Machiavelli's Il principe, Baldassar Castiglione's Libro del Cortegiano, and Moderata Fonte's Il merito delle donne. Conducted in Italian.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
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