SAME AS ITAL-UA.0160 & ENGL-UA.0143
Interdisciplinary introduction to late medieval culture, using Dante, its foremost literary artist, as a focus. Attention not only to the literature, art, and music, but also to the political, religious, and social developments of the time as well as to new philosophical and scientific currents. Emphasizes the continuity of the Western tradition, especially the classical backgrounds of medieval culture and its transmission to the modern world. Cinematic re-creations, documentaries, other visual aids, and museum trips.