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學生對 巴塞罗那大学 提供的 中世纪的魔术 的評價和反饋

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課程概述

Magical thought has always attracted human imagination. In this course we will introduce you to the Middle Ages through a wide conception of magic. Students will have an approach to medieval culture, beliefs and practices from the perspective of History and History of Science. Popular magic, as well as learned magic (alchemy, geomancy and necromancy) will be addressed. Moreover, we will also deal with how eastern practices and texts influenced western culture. In July 2016, the course will contain a brand-new module devoted to astrology. Magic in the Middle Ages offers a captivating overview of medieval society and promotes reflection about certain stereotypes associated with this period. At the end of the course, the students: a) will have overcome the usual prejudices about the Middle Ages, b) will be able to analyze historical documentation from the Middle Ages and recognize the most common patterns of juridical documents regarding witchcraft, and c) will be capable of distinguishing between popular magic and the magic of the learned people; will have a notion of which spiritual practices were allowed in medieval Europe and which ones were related to the devil, and will be aware of the link between a cultural product and the society that produced it. This course is taught in English, although subtitles in English, Catalan and Spanish will also be provided. COURSE SYLLABUS Week 1. Introduction to medieval magic (Pau Castell). Week 2. Magic & Heresy (Delfi I. Nieto-Isabel). Week 3. From Magic to Witchcraft (Pau Castell). Week 4. Magic in Islam (Godefroid de Callataÿ and Sébastien Moureau). Week 5. Astrology & Geomancy (Theo Loinaz, Delfi I. Nieto-Isabel, Godefroid de Callataÿ and Blanca Villuendas). © Gemma Pellissa Prades (coord.), Delfi I. Nieto-Isabel and Joana Palau Mumany Magic in the Middle Ages by Gemma Pellissa Prades (coord.), Delfi I. Nieto-Isabel and Joana Palau Mumany is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License....

熱門審閱

BW

Mar 24, 2018

Helpful and insightful. I try to learn as much about witchcraft and all religions as I can. The first set of videos were well lit and well read. I recommend this for anyone who wants to learn more.

CP

Jul 06, 2017

When i read the title of this course, i could not imagine what it is about. So i took it. It's a great course, with different perspectives and with a really clear language. Thank you!

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126 - 中世纪的魔术 的 150 個評論(共 240 個)

創建者 Diana L

Sep 13, 2016

I have loved this course. Very interesting, informative, intellectually honest and rigorously taught; entertaining, as well. I am grateful for this opportunity. A dilettante in the study of history, I have been delighted to discover the many ways in which this study of magic in the Middle Ages has opened so many doors to a broader understanding of the forces at play in the human experience. Sincerest thanks!

創建者 Silvia C T

Jun 11, 2017

very good

創建者 Linda C

Sep 01, 2017

A lot of fascinating information packed into

創建者 Katie S

Mar 19, 2018

I learned so many amazing and unusual things about beliefs in the middle ages!

創建者 Daniel F A

Apr 22, 2017

My ignorance or Magic, middle ages, early religions, is enormous. This course was a huge eye opener. In Stephen Kings novel, 11/22/63 he often writes about things turning on a dime. My brain was just spun like a top on the dime "Magic in the Middle Ages" and I will never be the same again, in a good enlightened way. Thanks to all involved with creating this course.

創建者 Simone C D

Oct 13, 2017

I need another Magic in the middle ages course! this one was not enough. It was amazing.

創建者 Carlos A M P

Jul 06, 2017

When i read the title of this course, i could not imagine what it is about. So i took it. It's a great course, with different perspectives and with a really clear language. Thank you!

創建者 Antony E M G

May 05, 2018

¡THANKS!

創建者 Masha

Nov 28, 2016

Just amazing ! Love it, will recommend it ti anyone interested by one of the topic of the course.

創建者 Paola A M

Aug 06, 2018

This course is fantastic! I really enjoy it! thanks to the teacher, they did a very god job.

創建者 Raul C

May 05, 2019

A non-judgemental perspective.

創建者 Mohammed A M

May 26, 2019

Very good Introduction and informative course.

Thank you to the team.

創建者 Olena Z

Apr 28, 2019

Thank you for the course, it was interesting and exiting, and it's a pity it ended so quickly. On some topics I would like to get more information, and now I know in what direction to look and which sources to use.

I would also like to see in the text under videos the time, when the illustrations are included in the video. Because my English level is not enough to understand all the lectors speech, I more read text under the video than watch the video itself. And I would like to know at what timestamp I can find the included illustration.

創建者 Delia G P S

Jun 21, 2019

Muy buen curso, ya que ofrece desde una perspectiva histórica y de contexto los cambios y relaciones que se dieron en la Edad Media en torno a la magia. Lo recomiendo mucho!

創建者 Taz H

Aug 04, 2019

quite in depth .I was very pleased to learn something.

創建者 Karen P

Jun 03, 2019

Excellent course. Very interesting and well structured.

創建者 johan c

Jun 03, 2019

was an amazing MOOC

創建者 Holly F

May 20, 2019

A well-organized class that breaks down different attitudes of 'magic' throughout the Middle Ages- with emphasis on the clergy, as well as a unit specifically dedicated to Islamic Magic (which should be a course in itself as there was much to be covered). Much of what was covered was a reinforcement of what I have previously studied as someone who is interested in magic because of my background as an archaeologist and anthropologist- so this was a nice aspect. In sum, it was enjoyable.

創建者 Adílio J M

Jun 07, 2019

Ótimo conteúdo!

創建者 Luca M

Aug 26, 2019

Extremely interesting course. The topic is well explained and the material and lessons are excellent.

創建者 amyra j

Aug 26, 2019

Overall I like this course because I interest in this topic, and love historical. I can't wait to attend another course about demonology, and hidden/ unsolved history.

創建者 Piyush R

Jul 06, 2019

excellent. very helpful to understand how society looked at magic

創建者 Clara M R E

Sep 06, 2019

Excelente curso, magníficos profesores, muy preparados, me encantaría que el material opcional tuviera subtítulos en español, y que los cuestionarios pudieran traducirse.

創建者 Ivan R R H

Sep 09, 2019

re super chachis guay

創建者 franisco v r

Sep 16, 2019

Genial, divertido y ameno. Que más podemos pedir. Muchos como este....