Medieval history

A.Y. 2021/2022
9
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
M-STO/01
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The aim of the course is to provide the broad outlines of medieval history, as well as the tools necessary to critically understand the main political, economic, social and religious elements visible during the centuries of the late ancient age to the early Renaissance.
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding
At the end of the course, the student will be able to:
- Summerize the basic methodological tools, including IT ones, of the historiographical investigation.
- Identify the relationships between philosophy and historical knowledge in the analysis and discussion of texts and problems
- express the concepts learned in a clear and effective way.

Ability to apply knowledge and understanding
At the end of the course, the student will be able to:
- use appropriately the sources, the basic bibliographic and IT tools for historiographic research.

Making judgements
At the end of the course the student will be able to:
- interpret the verification of the authenticity of the information found

Learning skills
At the end of the course the student will be able:
- to use the sources and the basic bibliographic and IT tools for historiographic research in an autonomous and appropriate way
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Lectures will be delivered remotely, principally in synchronous format via Microsoft Teams
On the course page on Ariel, students will be able to find all the information on the lectures and any changes to the programme and its related documents (bibliography etc) in case of lockdown.
The means and criteria for participation in the live lectures, which will need booking through a specific app, will be indicated on the University website.
Finally, in case it proves impossible to hold the exam face to face, the exam will take place remotely, in ways which will be communicated on the course page on Ariel at the end of the course.
Course syllabus
Title of the course: The medieval millennium
Part 1: The Early Middle Ages
Part 2: The High Middle Ages
Part 3: The Late Middle Ages
Prerequisites for admission
There are no specific requirements different from those requested for the admission to the BA degree in Philosophy
Teaching methods
Attendance to classes is strongly recommended although not compulsory. The teaching is delivered through frontal lectures aimed primarily at the acquisition of knowledge, competence and specific language of the subject. Discussion with the teacher in the classroom is integrant part of the didactic method and aims at promoting a critical attitude and the capacity to apply the acquired competence and knowledge.
The teaching is also based on didactic and multimedia material provided on Ariel.
Teaching Resources
International and Erasmus students are invited to promptly get in touch with the professor in order to arrange a reading plan (available in English) for exam preparation.
Assessment methods and Criteria
Method: oral exam
- Type of examination: oral interrogation, preceded by a 20 minutes written test with both multiple choice and open questions.
- Evaluation criteria: capacity to demonstrate and elaborate knowledge; capacity for critical reflection on the completed work; quality of exposition, competence in the use of specialised lexicon, efficacy, clarity.
- Type of evaluation method: mark in 30s
- Method of communication of the assessment results of mid-term evaluation: Ariel site
The format of the exam for students with disabilities should be arranged in advance with the professor, as well as the relevant office.
Unita' didattica
M-STO/01 - MEDIEVAL HISTORY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica
M-STO/01 - MEDIEVAL HISTORY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica
M-STO/01 - MEDIEVAL HISTORY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
On Mondays, 2.00 - 6.00 PM
By appointment via Microsoft Teams