Society and Culture in the Middle Ages

Objectives

a)To know the history of the medieval nobility: kinship, identity and power b) To know the international bibliography on medieval nobility c) To identify the main characteristics of the medieval nobility, using the right concepts to its study d) To be able to do research works

General characterization

Code

722051169

Credits

10.0

Responsible teacher

Bernardo João da Silveira de Vasconcelos e Sousa

Hours

Weekly - 3

Total - 280

Teaching language

Portuguese

Prerequisites

Available soon

Bibliography

-BECEIRO PITA, Isabel e CÓRDOBA DE LA LLAVE, Ricardo, Parentesco, poder y mentalidade. La nobleza castellana. Siglos XII-XV, Madrid, CSIC, 1990
-DUBY, Georges, A Sociedade Cavaleiresca, Lisboa, Teorema, 1989~
- The Historiography of Medieval Portugal c. 1950-2010, dir. de José MATTOSO, Lisboa, Instituto de Estudos Medievais, 2011
-KRUS, Luís, A Concepção Nobiliárquica do Espaço Ibérico (1280-1380), Lisboa, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian – JNICT, 1994
- MATTOSO, José, Identificação de um País. Ensaio sobre as Origens de Portugal. 1096-1325, vol. I – Oposição, vol. 2 – Composição, in Obras Completas, vols. 2 e 3, Lisboa, Círculo de Leitores, 2001

Teaching method

50% of theoretical classes and 50% of practical classes (analysis of historiographical texts and historical sources).

Evaluation method

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Subject matter

SUBJECT: Medieval Nobility - Kinship, identity and power 1.History of the family and history of the nobility 2.Kinship and social identity 3.Family and household in the medieval nobility 4.The Portuguese medieval nobility