French and Italian | Rome, the City and the Myth
M235 | 25368 | Prof. Peter Bondanella


An interdisciplinary survey of the role of Rome and Roman mythology in
the post classical culture of Italy from the humanist movement to the
present. Major Italian artists, directors, writers, musicians, and
social thinkers to be treated include Petrarch, Machiavelli, Vivaldi,
Tiepolo, Canova, Piranesi, Mussolini, and Fellini.