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Francesco Petrarch

Lecture no. 20 from the course: Great Minds of the Medieval World

Francesco Petrarch

Taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses

The Italian poet Petrarch stood at the crossroads of the medieval and early modern worlds. Learn about his life and key works, and his role in a growing cultural shift that placed new emphasis on the individual, a valuing of art and history, and an intersection of the secular and religious worlds.


April 24, 2016