HIS428H1: Medieval Institutes of Perfection

Hours: 
24S

The first goal of this seminar is to help students read the sources with a more critical eye, especially narrative sources (Lives of Saints) and normative sources (rules and customaries). The second goal is to study the evolution of the monastic ideal from its origin to the 12th century. (Joint undergraduate-graduate)

Prerequisite: 

A course specifically on the Middle Ages such as HIS220Y1

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)