INSTITUTIONS IN MEDIEVAL EUROPE

Course Information
TitleΘΕΣΜΟΙ ΤΗΣ ΜΕΣΑΙΩΝΙΚΗΣ ΕΥΡΩΠΗΣ / INSTITUTIONS IN MEDIEVAL EUROPE
CodeΙΜΕ201
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolHistory and Archaeology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID280004485

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Istorías kai Archaiologías 2015-2019

Registered students: 40
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter/Spring-6
ARCΗAIOLOGIAS KAI ISTORIAS TĪS TECΗNĪSCompulsory Course110
ISTORIASCompulsory Course110

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600131825
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
  • French (Examination)
  • German (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After having passed the course the students will be acquainted with research methods of gender relations and sexualities and they will be able to understand mechanisms of controlling and normalizing sexuality in the framework of power relations.
General Competences
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Week #1 Introduction. Marriage, gender relations, sexualities: historical and anthropological approaches. Week #2 Introduction. Marriage, gender relations, sexualities: historical and anthropological approaches. Week #3 Perceptions of marriage, woman and sexuality in the late Roman Antiquity, the early christianism and the German peoples. Week #4 Marriages in early medieval Europe (5th-10th c.): kinship, power relations, gender roles. Week #5 Feudal society and ecclesiastical reform (10th-11th c.). Week #6 The control of marriage and sexuality by Canon Law (11th c.). Week #7 Filipp's I (1052-1108) marriage as a case study: matrimonial strategies and ecclesiastical morality. Week #8 Challenging the dominant secular and ecclesiastical system: the heretics. Week #9 The perception of marriage ceremony as a sacrament (12th c.). Week #10 The Saints' Lives as an ideological tool of medieval Church and as a historical source. Week #11 The literary production of the 12th c.: women, love and marriage. Week #12 Transformations of the 13th c. Week #13 Conclusion.
Keywords
Medieval History, marriage, gender relations, sexualities
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
elearning
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.3
Exams511.7
working with sources903
Total1806
Student Assessment
Description
written exams. oral exams or essay-writing for the Erasmus-student
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Duby G., Ο ιππότης, η γυναίκα και ο ιερέας. Ο γάμος στη φεουδαρχική Ευρώπη, μετάφρ. Ε.-Β. Μπενβενίστε, Ηράκλειο, Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης, 1996
Additional bibliography for study
• Μπακαλάκη Α., Ανθρωπολογία, γυναίκες και φύλο, Αθήνα 1992. • Bardsley S., Women's roles in the Middle Ages, London 2007. • Μπενβενίστε Ρ., Από τους Βαρβάρους στους Μοντέρνους. Κοινωνική ιστορία και ιστοριογραφικά προβλήματα της μεσαιωνικής Δύσης, Αθήνα 2007. • Brooke C., The Medieval idea of Marriage, Oxford 1969. • Cohen J. et al. (ed.), Becoming Male in the Middle Ages, New York/London 2000. • Foucault M., Ιστορία της Σεξουαλικότητας, Τόμ. Α΄-Β΄, Αθήνα 2011-2013. • Il matrimonio nella società medievale, Spoleto 1977. • Lochrie K. et al. (ed.), Constructing medieval sexualities, London 1997. • Scott J. W., «Gender: A Useful Category of Historical Analysis», The American Historical Review 91.5 (1986), 1053-1075.
Last Update
23-09-2018