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Deciphering Secrets: Unlocking the Manuscripts of Medieval Spain

In this course students will explore the history of Jews, Christians, and Muslims in late medieval, fifteenth century Spain. Serving as citizen-scholars, students will learn about the positive and negative elements of inter-religious co-existence in Plasencia, Spain, and more importantly, contribute to an international scholarly effort by helping transcribe manuscripts.

Start Date: Jun 01, 2014 Topics: General History

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The student has: Participated as a citizen scholar. Discussed the relations of Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Applied paleographic methods to transcribe manuscripts. Interpreted 19th century transcriptions of cathedral records. *Performed primary research and analysis.

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  • Dates: Jun 01, 2014 to Jun 01, 2014
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Institution: Coursera
  • Topics: General History

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