The construction of a monarchy. About the Lombardy regional state.

Period of duration of course
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Course info
Number of course hours
20
Number of hours of lecturers of reference
20
Number of hours of supplementary teaching
0
CFU 3
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Type of exam

Seminars

Lecturer

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Prerequisites

The course is designed for ordinary students, but is open to anyone interested in

Programme

The focus will be on the process of the construction of a monarchy by the Visconti and how this process, at once political-institutional and cultural, was variously endorsed by court intellectuals. In particular, we will focus on Emanuele Crisolora's stay at the Visconti court, between Milan and Pavia, the rediscovery of Platonic texts, the translation of the "Republic" attributed to Uberto Decembrio and the reading of some politically significant passages.

Educational aims

The aims of the course are to introduce students to historiographic reflection and refine a critical approach to sources