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Онлайн-курс "Магия в Средневековье"



Прямо сейчас, 4 мая, на Курсере начинается курс университетского уровня "Магия в Средневековье".

Программа

Week 1. Introduction to Medieval Magic (Pau Castell). May 4-10, 2015
Presentation
The Idea of Magic
The Ancient Precedents
Magic and Superstition in Christian Europe
The Decline of Magic

Week 2. Magic & Heresy (Delfi I. Nieto-Isabel). May 11-17, 2015
Church versus Magic: The Early Middle Ages
The Rise and Fall of Natural Magic
Persecution Unleashed
The Tale of the Not So Evil Inquisitor
Necromancy: When Demons Spoke Latin
Optional videos:
Eastern Jewish Communities: A Bit of Context (Jordi Casals)
The Jewish Idea of Magic (Jordi Casals)

Week 3. From Magic to Witchcraft (Pau Castell). May 18-24, 2015
The Medieval Origin of the Crime of Witchcraft
Witchcraft and Maleficient Magic
The Mythology of Witchcraft
Medieval Witchcraft Trials 1
Medieval Witchcraft Trials 2
Optional Videos:
Medieval Sources on Witchcraft 1
Medieval Sources on Witchcraft 2

Week 4. Magic in Islam (Godefroid de Callataÿ and Sébastien Moureau). May 25-31, 2015
The Varieties of Magic in Islam
How Magic Was Received in Islam?
The Ikhwan al-Safa on Magic and the Occult
The Science of the Letters
Alchemy 1. Arabic Alchemy
Alchemy 2. Arabo-Latin Alchemy
Optional video:
Geomancy (Blanca Villuendas)

Week 5. The Magical World of Celtic Culture (Gemma Pellissa Prades). June 1-7, 2015
Arthurian Literature:
Welsh Legends and the Matter of Britain
Arthurian Propaganda
Chrétien de Troyes' Arthurian Romances
The Knight's Path
The Mistery of the Grail
Peer-to-peer assignment
Optional videos:
Ireland, A Magical Land From a Continental Perspective. Introduction to Tristan and Iseult
Irish Women in Medieval Literature: Outsiders or Magicians?

Week 6. The Magic of Objects (Noemi Álvarez da Silva). June, 8-14, 2015
Religiosity, Symbolism and Magic in the Middle Ages
Relics
Typologies and Examples of Reliquaries
The Power of Gold: Material and Symbolic Connotations
Ivory: Material and Symbolic Connotations
The Chalice of Doña Urraca and the Holy Grail

Рецепты, ритуалы и секреты магической силы не скажут, но вокруг исторических документов и известных в плане магии и алхимии событий и персоналий походят основательно.

Чтобы просто посмотреть видео, записываться можно в любое время до окончания курса в июне. Если есть желание получить какую-то оценку, то записываться желательно до середины мая. 
Tags: coursera, магия, учёба
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