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Toledo: Deciphering Secrets of Medieval Spain (Coursera)

This course evaluates the medieval history of Toledo from the era of the Visigoth Kingdom (6th-8th centuries) through its Islamic period (8th to 11th centuries) and into its reintegration into Christian Spain (after 1085 c.e.) In particular, we take note of the cultural and religious transformations that characterized the [...]
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A Journey through Western Christianity: from Persecuted Faith to Global Religion (200 - 1650) (Coursera)

This course follows the extraordinary development of Western Christianity from its early persecution under the Roman Empire in the third century to its global expansion with the Jesuits of the early modern world. We explore the dynamic and diverse character of a religion with an enormous cast characters. We [...]
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A Voice of Their Own. Women's Spirituality in the Middle Ages. (Coursera)

Have you ever heard about medieval mysticism or medieval heresies? Have you ever wondered about the particular role women played in medieval spirituality? Do Hildegard of Bingen, Clare of Assisi, Marguerite Porete, the Cathar ladies or Isabel de Villena ring a bell? Have you ever felt like you wanted [...]
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England in the Time of King Richard III (FutureLearn)

Nov 2nd 2020
England in the Time of King Richard III (FutureLearn)
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Explore 15th century England through archaeology, history and literature. Learn more about Richard III’s discovery and reburial. The discovery of the skeleton of Richard III in a Leicester car park - and the recent revelations of an infidelity within his family’s bloodline - have made headline news around the [...]
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The Medieval Icelandic Sagas (edX)

Learn about the Icelandic Sagas, the characteristic literary genre of Medieval Iceland comprising roughly 40 texts. The Medieval Icelandic Sagas is an introductory course on the single most characteristic literary genre of Medieval Iceland. Mainly written in the 13th century, the Icelandic Sagas are comprised of roughly 40 texts [...]
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Cruzadas y Órdenes militares en el mundo medieval (Miríada X)

May 22nd 2017
Cruzadas y Órdenes militares en el mundo medieval (Miríada X)
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El objetivo del curso es aportar una visión general de las Cruzadas, uno de los mayores movimientos políticos, militares y sociales de la Historia. También se analizarán las instituciones creadas a raíz de este fenómeno, dentro del tejido político, social, económico y cultural de la época, en un marco [...]
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The History of Medieval Medicine Through Jewish Manuscripts (edX)

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The History of Medieval Medicine Through Jewish Manuscripts (edX)
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Learn about medieval Jewish medical training and thought by exploring and interpreting medical manuscripts. This mini-course is a general introduction to both to medieval medicine and to the value of using manuscripts. Professor Y. Tzvi Langermann presents a case study that builds from a unique 15th-century volume in which [...]
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Découper le temps : les périodes de l'histoire (FUN)

May 2nd 2016
Découper le temps : les périodes de l'histoire (FUN)
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L’objet du cours est de comprendre les raisons qui poussent l’historien à découper le temps. L’enseignement de l’histoire en France est traditionnellement découpé en quatre périodes canoniques : histoire ancienne, médiévale, moderne et contemporaine. Que signifient ces époques qui sont le produit d’une histoire avant tout européenne et méditerranéenne [...]
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Books in the Medieval Liturgy (edX)

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Books in the Medieval Liturgy (edX)
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Learn about the ornate liturgical books used in medieval cathedrals and monasteries, and their purpose in the Middle Ages.
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The Book: Monasteries, Schools, and Notaries, Part 1: Reading the Late Medieval Marseille Archive (edX)

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The Book: Monasteries, Schools, and Notaries, Part 1: Reading the Late Medieval Marseille Archive (edX)
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Understand handwriting’s role in the later Middle Ages as Europe was in the midst of the "paper revolution” and the quantity of documents was exploding.
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