A survey of urban history dedicated to the exceptional legacy of Italian cities that considers questions of urban morphology, the shape and design of cities. Examines case studies from ancient, medieval, Renaissance, Baroque and modern history. A course-related fee will be billed from Syracuse for a day trip to the hill towns of Tuscany and site visits in and around Florence (2013-14 fee = $130). Cross-listed with ARC 536.
Prereq: At least one course in art history or permission of instructor
Department: History of Art