Deciphering Secrets: Unlocking the Manuscripts of Medieval Spain

In this course students will explore the history of Jews, Christians, and Muslims in late medieval, fifteenth century Spain. Serving as citizen-scholars, students will learn about the positive and negative elements of inter-religious co-existence in Plasencia, Spain, and more importantly, contribute to an international scholarly effort by helping transcribe manuscripts.

Students will:

View one required video lecture each week. Additional optional video lectures will be presented.
Read approximately 5-15 pages of online course content each week.
Complete short quizzes each week.
Transcribe Spanish primary texts.
Assess each other’s transcription work.
Participate in problem-solving discussion boards

Der Kurs kann kostenlos belegt werden.