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IDS 340: La Dolce Vita: Module 3

This course explores the influence of the classical, medieval, and Renaissance periods on 17th, 18th and 19th century Anglo and American writers embarking on the Grand Tour. Students will critically examine fundamental works of art and architecture, the

Medieval Italy

Schedule and Links

September 17, Friday

Bryant: Medieval Italian Architecture: The Bargello, Palazzo Vecchio, and Orsanmichele in Florence

“Out of the Middle Ages.” Renaissance. Annenberg Project. 2010. http://www.learner.org/interactives/renaissance/middleages.html

Clarke, M.L. "English Visitors to Rome in the Middle Ages." History Today 28.10 (1978): 643. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 22 Jan. 2010.

PARTICIPATION ASSIGNMENT: Clarke Discussion Questions

September 20, Monday

Aiken- Medieval Writers: Dante

*Author Paper due 

September 22, Wednesday

Aiken- Medieval Writers: Dante

September 24, Friday

Aiken- Medieval Writers: Petrarch

September 27, Monday

Aiken- Medieval Writers: Boccacio, Decameron

September 29, Wednesday

Exam 2

Aiken - Readings

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