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Conservation and Valorization of Cultural Heritage (Academic Year 2018/2019) - Operator and Expert in Cultural Heritages and Digital Memory

Medieval History

Credits: 9
Language: English
Course description
This basic course is composed by 30 video lectures, divided into 6 macro-sessions. Students are also required to study on a recommended textbook.
Prerequisites
None
Objectives
The medieval history course offers students a general overview on Medieval European History, from the collapse of the Western Roman Empire to the beginning of the Renaissance (end of the 15th century), period during which an original civilization an a fondamental experience for european society took place
Program
Middle Ages: development of the concept and charachteristics. Late Roman Empire’s society (4th cent. A. D.). Migration period Romans and Barbarians. The new ‘Latin-German’ kingdoms The age of Giustiniano Muhammad and the rise of Islam The Lombard kingdom in Italy Charles the Great The Carolingian empire Early Middle Ages’ economy The second age of invasions and the break up of the Carolingian Empire The age of local powers: castles and landlords The new rise of the Western Empire in Germany (Saxon dinasty) The age of population growth and economic expansion from the year 1000 Church in the 11th century: the Investiture Controversy and the Crusades Feudalism and Knighthood Beginning of new ‘national’ kingdoms Cities and Communes 12th century cultural renaissance Economy and society in 13th century’s Europe The rise of strong nation-states Church in 13th century Crisis of the Late Middle Ages: war, famine and plague Crisis of the Late Middle Ages: society, economy, religion The inheritance of the Middle Ages
Book
Obligatory textbook: students can choose one among the following books: - M. Montanari, Storia medievale, ed. Laterza - G. Piccinni, I mille anni del Medioevo, ed. Bruno Mondadori - G. Vitolo, Medioevo. I caratteri originali di un’età di transizione, ed. Sansoni. Recommended textbooks: - Storia Medievale, Manuali Donzelli, Roma 1998 (in particular chapters I, III, IV, V, VII, VIII, X, XI, XII, XIV, XX) - P. Delogu, Introduzione allo studio della Storia Medioevale, Bologna 2002 (only the following chapters: Il problema della periodizzazione; Qualche tema generale; Le fonti della conoscenza storica; La documentazione giuridica; Le monete; La documentazione materiale) - An historic atlas (for ex. P. Cammarosano-F. Mezzone, Piccolo atlante di storia medievale (249-1492), Ed. CERM, Trieste)
Professor
Maria Elena Cortese
Video professors
Prof. Paolo Delogu - Università "La Sapienza" di Roma (Roma - Italia)
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Headquarter

Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 39
00186 Roma - ITALIA
Tax code number: 97394340588
P.IVA: 13937651001

Certified mail

info@pec.uninettunouniversity.net

Student Secretariat

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Videoconferencing

Library 1st floor: 90.147.90.157
Meeting Room 5th floor: 90.147.90.158

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