HIS438H1: Inquisition and Society in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Hours: 
24S

Focusing on the institution of the inquisition, this seminar explores the response of ecclesiastical and secular authorities to religious heterodoxy. Among the groups prosecuted by the inquisition discussed: Cathar heretics in France, crypto-Jews and crypto-Muslims in Spain, and witches in Italy.

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