Portland-State-University 2023-2024 Bulletin

Hst 356U Renaissance and Reformation Europe, 1400-1600

Surveys the cultural, social, intellectual and political aspects of the European Renaissance and Reformation. Emphasizes reading and analysis of contemporary source materials. Subjects include: the growth of urban culture and civic humanism in Italy, the rediscovery of classical literature and philosophy, court life and mores, the Catholic and Protestant reformations, witch-hunts and religious violence, and European exploration and exploitation of the Atlantic.


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