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Advent Semester—2022
Jul 06, 2022
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ARTH 323 - Imagining the Medieval Italian City
This course explores the ways medieval Italian city-dwellers imagined and shaped their communities and civic identities in art, architecture, and literature, with a focus on vibrant thirteenth and fourteenth century urban centers like Siena, Florence, and Padua. Medieval Italian urbanites strategically imagined and represented their civic ideals and communities in the face of factional divisions and violence. Art, architecture, and urban planning had essential roles to play, as communities, institutions, and religious orders sought to define themselves in an accessible visual language, and as organizations.
4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Final Examination, Lecture/Seminar

Humanities, Non-Languages Division
Art, Art History, Vis Studies Department

Course Attributes:
AH--Europe/North America, AH--Pre-Modern/Early Modern, G6IT

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