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Magic in the Middle Ages
Course titles, codes and credits:
MDVLGH02: Magic in the Middle Ages, 40 credits. Autumn and Spring Terms.
MDVLGH02A: Magic in the Middle Ages A, 20 credits, Spring Term only.
In 2011/2 only running as a 20 credit module in the Autumn Term.
Magic was a subculture that provided an an alternative or supplement to orthodox Catholicism in the Middle Ages. As a field of historical research the study of medieval magic has come to maturity in the last few decades. The course introduces students to this historiography but also to original sources, notably magical manuscripts and the visual images they contain.
Assessment: MDVLGH02: two essays of 4,000 words each; MDVLGH02A: one essay of 4,000 words.
Tutor: Sophie Page, History Department
Time and location: Monday, 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. room 102, History Department
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