History of the Renaissance (p) (2010/2011)

Course code
4S01281
Name of lecturer
Alessandro Arcangeli
Coordinator
Alessandro Arcangeli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
M-STO/02 - MODERN HISTORY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Secondo semestre dal Feb 28, 2011 al Jun 4, 2011.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

knowledge of the outlines of the social and cultural history of the Italian Renaissance, with awareness of the related critical debates; focus on topics of the cultural history of the Italian and European Renaissance, with an initiation to a direct reading of sources.

Syllabus

Critical reading of Burckhardt's classic nineteenth-century foundation of the modern notion of Renaissance. Special focus on the history of the book and of reading in sixteenth-century Itaky.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written questionnaire on the course bibliography, followed by oral interview on its results.