Medieval History (i+p) (2014/2015)

Course code
4S02137
Credits
12
Coordinator
Gian Maria Varanini
Other available courses
Other available courses
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
I MODULO PARTE (I) 6 M-STO/01-MEDIEVAL HISTORY Semestrino IIA Gian Maria Varanini
II MODULO PARTE (P) 6 M-STO/01-MEDIEVAL HISTORY Semestrino IIB Gian Maria Varanini

Learning outcomes

Module: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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The aim of the course is to go deep in the essential problems of medieval history (Western and Mediterranean Civilization, V-XV cent.)


Module: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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The AIM OF THE COURSE is to obtain the critical mastery of an historical probem; to found a correct relation between historical bibliography and the knowledge of documentary sources in the analysis of a problem; to master the sources about a specific problem.

Basic knowledge about the topic of this course is required.

Syllabus

Module: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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Analysis and discussion of a lot of political, economic, religious, social and cultural questions (approximately distributed on 18 lessons).
Basic knowledge of the italian and european medievale history is required.

TEXTBOOKS
Choice amongs
A.Cortonesi, Il medioevo, Carocci, Roma 2008
G. Vitolo, Medioevo. I caratteri originali di un’età di transizione, Sansoni 1994 ff.
G. Piccinni, I mille anni del medioevo, Bruno Mondadori 1998 ff.
R. Bordone, G. Sergi, Dieci secoli di medioevo, Einaudi, Torino 2009

OBLIGATORINESS: G. Sergi, L’idea di medioevo, Donzelli editore, Roma 2009 (2 ed.)

Choice between A. Cortonesi, L. Palermo, L'espansione economica europea, ed. Carocci, Roma 2008; A. Rigon, Le istituzioni ecclesiastiche del medioevo, ed. Monduzzi, Bologna 1998


Module: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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Italian lordships in fourteenth century. The form of government, the organization of power, the chanceries, the armies, the diplomacy.


TEXTBOOKS: A. ZORZI, Le signorie italiane nel XIII-XIV SECOLO, Bruno Mondadori, Milano 2010; I. LAZZARINI, L'Italia degli stati territoriali, Roma-Bari 2003; saggi a scelta da J.C. Maire Vigueur (a cura di), "Le signorie cittadine", ed. Viella, Roma 2013. Record from the lessons.

Assessment methods and criteria

Module: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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oral examination.


Module: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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Oral examination.