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Peter Chiene Lecture: The Encyclopedism of Renaissance Humanist Jurists - Xavier Prévost

The event was hosted by the Centre for Legal History. Professor Xavier Prévost, junior member of the Institut universitaire de France and professor of legal history at the University of…

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Recorder

Annemarie Klein plays Prelude on a baroque recorder.

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Course Options in the History of Christianity at the School of Divinity (3 mins)

A short overview of three courses in the History of Christianity on offer at the School of Divinity: History of Christianity as a World Religion 1A, History of Christianity as a World Religion 1B,…

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Women in Early Modern Europe: Week 1 Introduction

An introduction covering historiography and some broad themes of the course on women in early modern Italy.

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The State as a Work of Art - Introduction Week 1

An introductory pre-recorded lecture to the course "The State as a Work of Art" in Northern Italy

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10.2c Worlds of Shame- Renaissance Understandings of Race

In this lecture we look at how race is constructed in Renaissance Italy, and consider some portraits of white women and their non-white servants to emerge from Titian's workshop from the 1520s…

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10.2b African Presence in Renaissance Europe

This video considers black Africans in Renaissance Europe, particularly Italy.

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10.2a Worlds of Wonder: Renaissance European Ethnographies

This lecture considers how Europeans understood the peoples of the new world, India and sub-Saharan Africa, showing how they lumped together these peoples in a rather imprecise way, and were curious…

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10.1c Women, Textiles and Nature

In this video, we consider how understanding art differently can allow us to delve into the creative lives of women in the past. Needlework was an area that was increasingly associated with women…

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10.1b Renaissance Women, Nature and Nurture

What features characterised femininity in the Renaissance? This video considers the relationship between gender and sex, considers Judith Butler's ideas about 'performing' gender, and…

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10.1a The Woman Question

This video introduces Renaissance Feminism, including major scholars and major female painters, sculptors and architects who worked between 1520 and 1650.

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9.3c Naked Women and Potent Men

So what about the female nudes that populate art galleries nowadays? How were they justified within this Christian context? This lecture considers how female nudes provided an opportunity for male…

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9.3b The Male Nude and the 'Perfect Body'

Renaissance people were puzzled about why the nude body was so popular in classical times, but they worked out their own justifications for depicting naked men - the male body was made in 'the…

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9.3a How to See People Naked in Renaissance Italy

We start by climbing up the scaffolding of the SIstine Chapel in July 1512 with Federico Gonzaga, to have a look at all the naked bodies that Michelangelo painted on the vault of the Pope's…

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Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art 2

Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Artists was written in 1550, with a much enlarged edition in 1568. It was the first recogniaable "art history" book and still influences the way art…

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JB Vasari and the Invention of Art 1

Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Artists was written in 1550, with a much enlarged edition in 1568. It was the first recognisable "art history" book and still influences the way art…

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