Hystory of Christianity and of the Churches (p) (2016/2017)

Course code
4S000703
Name of lecturer
Mariaclara Rossi
Coordinator
Mariaclara Rossi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-STO/07 - HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY AND OF CHURCHES
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem. IIB dal Apr 24, 2017 al Jun 10, 2017.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

M-STO/07 – History of Christianity and of the Churches: (p) (6) 36 hours
Prof. Mariaclara Rossi
a.a. 2016-2017
Semester: second; second “semestrino” (2B)”

Total number of credits: six

Educational goals:
Knowledge of sources and tools used in the historical-religious research; ability to analyse sources in connection with the issues of the historical-religious research. Orientation in the specialized bibliography.

Prerequisites:
Basic knowledge of Latin language, general knowledge of the History of Cristianity - Late Antiquity and Middle Ages (from 3rd to 15th century).

Syllabus

The course aims to investigate the main religious experiences and forms of religious conversion between XIIth end XIIIth centuries in the Christian West. Will be presented the evolution of the Medieval Hospitals and especially the evolution of the “leprosaria”. The course will investigate also the religious history of the leprosarium of San Giacomo alla Tomba of Verona

Attending students:

-Malsani. Lebbra e lebbrosi nel medioevo, a cura di G. De Sandre Gasparini, M.C. Rossi, Verona 2013 (“Quaderni di storia religiosa, 19). The whole volume, especially the the essays of D. Solvi, R. Argenziano, G. De Sandre Gasparini, P. Massa Piergiovanni, G. Albini, M.T. Brolis, G. Gardoni, S. Carraro, E. Orlando, A. Czortek.
-B. Tabuteau, Historical Research Developments on Leprosy in France and Western Europe, in The Medieval Hospital and Medical Practice, ed by B. S. Bowers, 2007.
-Le carte dei lebbrosi di Verona tra XII e XIII secolo, a cura di A. Rossi Saccomani, Padova 1989.
-Esperienze religiose e opere assistenziali nei secoli XII-XIII, a cura di G.G. Merlo, Torino 1987 (only the essays of G.G. Merlo, Esperienze religiose e opere assistenziali in un’area di ponte tra XII e XIII secolo, pp. 11-42; D. Rando, “Laicus religiosus” tra strutture civili ed ecclesiastiche: l’ospedale di Ognissanti in Treviso (sec. XIII), pp. 43-84; G. De Sandre Gasparini, L’assistenza ai lebbrosi nel movimento religioso dei primi decenni del Duecento veronese: uomini e fatti, pp. 84-121.
Not attending students:
-The students who are non attending the lectures can substitute Le carte dei lebbrosi di Verona tra XII e XIII secolo with:
F.-Olivier Touati, Maladie et société au Moyen Âge. La lépre, les lépreux et les léproseries dans la province ecclésiatique de Sens jusqu’au milieu du XIVe siècle, Paris 1998, pp. 81-246 or
-F. Bériac, Histoire des lépreux au Moyen Age. Une société d’Exclus, Paris 1988, pp. 13-148.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Grado Giovanni Merlo ( a cura di) ESperienze religiose e opere assistenziali nei secoli XII e XIII 1987
Bruno Tabuteau Historical Research Developments on Leprosy in France and Western Europe 2007
Autori vari La conversione alla povertà nell'Italia dei secoli XII-XIV 1991
Annamaria Rossi Saccomani Le carte dei lebbrosi di Verona tra XII e XIII secolo 1989
Maria Clara Rossi - Giuseppina De Sandre Gasparini Malsani. Lebbra e lebbrosi nel medioevo 2013

Assessment methods and criteria

Evaluation criteria: oral examination

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017