Medieval Law and Literacy
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
An examination of the history of writing, literacy and literate modes in the European manuscript tradition of law and legal records, from the sixth through the 15th centuries. Emphasis is placed on the central role of law and literacy in the development of societies in the Middle Ages, at the level both of government and of private individuals. Students will work directly with late medieval manuscript records in English.
Notes: - Credit will be granted for only one of 380G, 380A F01 (2004-05), MEDI 452 F01 (2004-05).
- 236 strongly recommended.
Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.