Medieval Law and Literacy

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: HIST 380G

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.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 436L, HIST 380A (if taken as section F01 in Sep-Dec 2004), HIST 380G, MEDI 452 (if taken as section F01 in Sep-Dec 2004).


Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.

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