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Humanities 3: Culture of Medieval and Renaissance Europe

1100-1700

Syllabus Hum 3 Fall 2013.pdfSyllabus Hum 3 Fall 2013.pdf

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​Assignment Schedule​​ 

 

Month

Date

Day

Assignment

August

19

Mon

First Day; No Assignment


21

Wed

Read: Chretien de Troyes, pp. 4-40.


26

Mon

Read: Chretien de Troyes, pp. 41-104.


28

Wed

Read: Abelard & Heloise, pp. 1-84.

Sept.

2

Mon

Holiday No Class


4

Wed

Read: Abelard & Heloise, pp. 85-126, SKIM, pp. 127=259.


9

Mon

Read: Montaigne, “On Some Lines of Virgil,” (pp. 260-329)


11

Wed

No Class (I need a personal day.)


16

Mon

Read: Julian of Norwich, Revelations of Divine Love. Available from my faculty web site.


18

Wed

Watch film in class, “Bernini.” No Assignment.

PAPER #1 DUE AT 11:59 P.M.


23

Mon

Read: Anselm, “On the Existence of God.” Available on my faculty web site.


25

Wed

Read: Ibn Rushd (Averroes): “On Religion and Philosophy.” Available on my faculty web site.


30

Mon

Read: Thomas Aquinas, “On Being and Essence.” Available on my faculty web site.

October

2

Wed

Read: Dante, Inferno Cantos I-XI


7

Mon

Read: Dante, Inferno Cantos XXVI, XXXII-XXXIV


9

Wed

Read: Dante, Purgatorio Cantos I, XVI-XVIII, XXVI-XXX

          


14

Mon

Read: Dante: Paradiso, Cantos I-III, VIII-X, IXX-XX, XXIV,  XXX-XXXIII.


16

Wed

MIDTERM EXAM


21

Mon

Read: Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, pp. 3-71.



23

Wed

Read: Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, pp. 71-99.


28

Mon

Read: Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, pp.102-130, 233-254, 306-307.


30

Wed

Watch film in class, “Caravaggio.” No Assignment.

November

4

Mon

Read: Machiavelli, The Prince, pp. 5-46.


6

Wed

Read: Machiavelli, The Prince, pp. 47-90.

PAPER #2 DUE AT 11:59 P.M.


11

Mon

Holiday No Class


13

Wed

Read: More, Utopia, pp. 1-47.


18

Mon

Read: More, Utopia, pp. 48-113.


20

Wed

Read: Montaigne, Essays, pp. 1-36.


25

Mon

Read: Montaigne, Essays, pp. 74-92.


27

Wed

Holiday No Class

December

2

Mon

Read: Shakespeare, The Tempest.


4

Wed

Watch film in class, “Rembrandt.” No Assignment.


9

Mon

Watch film in class, The Return of Martin Guerre.


11

Wed

Watch film in class, The Return of Martin Guerre.

PAPER #3 DUE AT 11:59 P.M.


16

Mon

Discuss The Return of Martin Guerre.


18

Wed

FINAL EXAM

 

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