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High Renaissance - HSTY3714

Year - 2020

Europe after 1500 saw conflict, companionship, refinement and squalor. Beginning in opulent Rome, we discover a cast of Renaissance men and women, from Machiavellian political theorists and crafty swindlers to prophets and scientists, artists and poets. This was a world of bustling towns, sumptuous artefacts, bitter religious disputes, and electric debates over politics and learning. Europeans travelled to Italy, which in turn nourished culture and ideas around Europe: this unit follows these many pathways.

2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week.

Participation (10%), 1x1000wd Exam (20%), 1x2500wd Essay (50%), 1x500wd Essay bibliography (10%), 1x500wd Essay outline (10%)


12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major


HSTY2612 High Renaissance


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: History
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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