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Historia del Arte: Del Arte Prehistórico al Renacimiento (Coursera)

El arte deriva de un deseo de la persona para comunicarse con otros” (Edvard Munch). Y es desde la prehistoria que el humano ha dejado impresas sus huellas a través del arte. ¿Qué características tienen esas huellas artísticas? ¿Qué nos comunican sobre el periodo de tiempo al que pertenecen? [...]
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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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Age of Cathedrals (Coursera)

An introduction to some of the most astonishing architectural monuments the world has ever known—Gothic cathedrals. We shall study the art, literature, intellectual life, economics, and new social arrangements that arose in the shadow of the cathedrals and that were such an important part of the revival of [...]
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Deciphering Secrets: The Illuminated Manuscripts of Medieval Europe (Coursera)

Jan 24th 2022
Deciphering Secrets: The Illuminated Manuscripts of Medieval Europe (Coursera)
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Perhaps no other relic of the European Middle Ages captures our imagination more than illuminated medieval manuscripts, or those documents decorated with images and colored pigments. Serving as windows unto a lost world of kings, ladies, faith, war, and culture, they communicate complex visual and textual narratives of Europe’s [...]
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Magic in the Middle Ages (Coursera)

Jan 10th 2022
Magic in the Middle Ages (Coursera)
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Magical thought has always attracted human imagination. In this course we will introduce you to the Middle Ages through a wide conception of magic. Students will have an approach to medieval culture, beliefs and practices from the perspective of History and History of Science. Popular magic, as well as [...]
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Enlightening the Dark Ages: Early Medieval Archaeology in Italy (FutureLearn)

Nov 1st 2021
Enlightening the Dark Ages: Early Medieval Archaeology in Italy (FutureLearn)
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Learn what innovative methods and tools applied to the material culture of the past can tell us about the Early Middle Ages. Discovering the cultural heritage of Medieval Europe through archaeology On this archaeology course, you will explore what we can learn about the past through material culture. It focuses [...]
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Nov 1st 2021
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Western Civilization: Ancient and Medieval Europe (edX)

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Western Civilization: Ancient and Medieval Europe (edX)
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Learn about the origins and development of Western societies and institutions from the ancient world through the Middle Ages in this credit-eligible course. This course will provide a general outline of European history from Ancient times through 1500 AD, covering a variety of European historical periods and cultures, including [...]
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Histoire des sciences : une introduction (FUN)

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 Histoire des sciences : une introduction (FUN)
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L'histoire des sciences, qu'est-ce que c'est et à quoi ça sert ? Comprendre les dynamiques qui ont permis aux sciences de se constituer, explorer ses évolutions, son organisation et ses démarches, telle est l'ambition de ce MOOC qui propose une initiation à une histoire critique des sciences. Se repérer [...]
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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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Medieval Women Writers (saylor.org)

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Medieval Women Writers (saylor.org)
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Scholarship on medieval women writers is a somewhat recent phenomenon, in part because we know relatively little about men of the Middle Ages—and what we know about women from the period is even more limited. In this course, we will engage this new frontier in literary studies by [...]
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