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ITAL6549

Med Civ Cyclades to Modernity

Mediterranean History, Arts, and Civilization from the Cyclades to Modernity *

This course will begin with the study of the mysterious civilization on the Cyclades Islands 2,000 years before Christ and will cover the classical period of ancient Greece, Imperial Rome, the fall of the Roman Empire, the birth of Christianity, the Middle ages in Europe, Byzantine art in Venice and in Ravenna, the religious schism between the Western and the Eastern churches, the Venetian Empire, the Renaissance in Tuscany, Luther’s Reformation and the crisis of the arts in Northern Europe. The course will conclude with a study of the Muslim World and the Mediterranean.

*(Besides regular credit this course may also count for one credit in the M.A. in Mediterranean Studies program)

*Mediterranean History, Arts, and Civilization from the Cyclades to Modernity
Subject:
Italian
Department:
Italian
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Civ Cul & Soc

Sections

Summer 2009

ITAL6549A-L09 Lecture (Sala)