Basic knowledge of Medieval History.
The course offers a basic training to enable students to recognize and to distinguish the different potentials offered by medieval documentary sources.
Through the detailed study of the main documentary typologies produced in the cities of central-northern Italy during the Middle Ages, the course aims to provide an overview of Italian municipal civilization.
Fonti medievali. Un'antologia, a cura di T. di Carpegna Falconieri, A. Feniello e Ch. Grasso, Carocci editore, Roma, 2017.
Original documents in translation will be distributed and discussed in class, and will be the subject of the exam.
Lectures and seminars.
The exam consists of an oral interview with the purpose of assessing the critical and methodological skills acquired during the course. The student must demonstrate that he / she is able to critically address the sources presented in class. A weight will be attributed to the ability to present and the mastery of a language appropriate to the subject matter.
Downloaded versions of the texts are not allowed. Students are required
to order books in time for the beginning of the semester. Class schedule:
Mon., Wed. and Fri. 11-13. Starting from Mon. 4 May 2020. The course
is held in the second semester. Class attendance is highly recommended.
The course is held in Arezzo University Campus. Students are reminded
to use exclusively their UNISI e-mail account for contacting instructors.
Working students and students who have difficulties attending regularly are invited to contact as soon as possible the teacher in order to arrange an alternative program.
Receiving hours: Wed. 9-11.
Tel.: 0575.926370 (univ). E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.