HIST 3040 The European Renaissance
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 24.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Society and culture of the European Renaissance from 1300 to 1650. Topics include the emergence of the northern Italian city-states and consequent cultural renewal; courtly and civic culture; neighborhoods, guilds, and confraternities; women?s roles and private life; the papacy, lay piety, heresy; medicine, law, and the universities; humanism and the arts; printing, literacy, and education; the cultural effects of religious reform and absolute monarchy.
Prerequisite: Core Studies 4 or Core Curriculum 1220 [2.2] or permission of the chairperson.