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HIST 341. The Late Middle Ages and Renaissance (1100-1500). 3 Hours.

An examination of life just before and during what is generally held to have been one of the greatest social, cultural, and intellectual events in Western history ' the Italian Renaissance. Special attention is given to late medieval society and the Black Plague, as well as to the social and economic conditions that gave rise to the Italian Renaissance. The latter part of the course focuses on the culture of the Renaissance and its export to Northern Europe and on the impact of the Renaissance on European history.