Medieval History (2014/2015)

Course code
4S00743
Credits
6
Coordinator
Paolo Golinelli
Academic sector
M-STO/01 - MEDIEVAL HISTORY
Language of instruction
Italian
Teaching is organised as follows:
Activity Credits Period Academic staff Timetable
Lezioni prof. Golinelli 5 Sem. IA Paolo Golinelli
Lezioni prof. Stoffella 1 Sem. IA Marco Stoffella

Lesson timetable

Sem. IA
Activity Day Time Type Place Note
Lezioni prof. Golinelli Monday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.2 from Oct 9, 2014  to Nov 16, 2014
Lezioni prof. Golinelli Tuesday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.5 from Oct 9, 2014  to Nov 16, 2014
Lezioni prof. Golinelli Thursday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.2 from Oct 9, 2014  to Nov 16, 2014
Lezioni prof. Stoffella Monday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.2 from Oct 20, 2014  to Oct 20, 2014
Lezioni prof. Stoffella Tuesday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.5 from Oct 21, 2014  to Oct 21, 2014
Lezioni prof. Stoffella Thursday 11:00 AM - 12:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.3 from Oct 23, 2014  to Oct 23, 2014

Learning outcomes

Formative goals: a) the knowledge of the history of Europe in the mediaeval Millennium; b) competence in the interpretation and in the analysis of the historical settings in which the students live, also in connection with their specific profession of educator; c) in the meantime students are directed to improve the methods of historical research guided by the teacher, through the study of the specific case of Belief and Disbelief in the Middle Ages.

Syllabus

These goals are pursued:

a) with the study of the handbook: P. GOLINELLI, Breve storia dell’Europa medievale, Bologna, Pàtron, 2004, explained during the course.

b) MAIN COURSE:
Belief and Disbelief in the Middle Ages

to prepare with notes from the lessons, and the study of the medieval sources introduced to the students during lessons, and available from the teacher.

In adjunction, the students have to read: P. GOLINELLI, Il Medioevo degli increduli, Milano, Mursia, 2009.

1) CHERUBINI G. , Il lavoro, la taverna, la strada. Scorci di Medioevo, Liguori, Napoli 1997.
2) G. DUBY, Il cavaliere, la donna e il prete, Roma-Bari, Laterza, varie edizioni;
3) H. FUHRMANN, Guida al Medioevo, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2006;
4) V. FUMAGALLI, Paesaggi della paura, Bologna, Il Mulino, 1994;
5) P. GOLINELLI, Medioevo Romantico, Milano, Mursia, 2011;
6) J. LE GOFF (a cura di), L’uomo medievale, Roma-Bari, Laterza, varie edizioni (6 figure + Introd.)
7) L. PAOLINI, Eretici del Medioevo. L'albero selvatico, Bologna, Pàtron, 1989.
8) Il riso. Capacità di ridere e pratica del riso nelle civiltà medievali, a cura di F. Mosetti Cesaretto, Edizioni dell’Orso, Alessandria 2005
9) ARNOLD J.H., Belief and Unbelief in Medieval Europe, Hodder Arnold, London 2005.
10) BOZÓKY E., La politique des reliques de Constantin à saint Louis. Protection collective et légitimation du pouvoir, Beauchesne, Paris 2006.
11) DINZELBACHER P., Unglaube im „Zeitalter des Glaubes“. Atheismus und Skeptizismus im Mittelalter, Vissenschaftlicher Verlag Bachmann, Badenweiler 2009.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral Exam after a multiple choice test on the History of the Middles Ages.