Acerca de este Curso
100 % en línea

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Nivel intermedio

Nivel intermedio

Horas para completar

Aprox. 16 horas para completar

Sugerido: This is a moderately-paced course and will require, on average, 2 to 4 hours of your time per week....
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)
100 % en línea

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Nivel intermedio

Nivel intermedio

Horas para completar

Aprox. 16 horas para completar

Sugerido: This is a moderately-paced course and will require, on average, 2 to 4 hours of your time per week....
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
Horas para completar
4 horas para completar

Course Introduction and an Abbreviated History

We start with a course introduction and an abbreviated history of ancient and medieval roots of the city of Toledo. This includes an introduction to medieval Europe, the Byzantine Empire, and the Islamic word.. We also explore the Visigothic Kingdom that called the city of Toledo its capital....
Reading
5 videos (Total 29 minutos), 22 readings, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Key Elements of the Course9m
Medieval Spain: A Historical Overview3m
Roman Hispania (201 BCE-418 CE)5m
Visigothic Hispania (418-711 CE)8m
Reading22 lecturas
Course Introduction10m
Revise: Course Syllabus5m
Course Assessments5m
Collaborators and Funders5m
Communication and Social Media10m
Discussion Guidelines10m
Week One Overview10m
Why study medieval Spain? Viewing our modern challenges through the lens of the past.10m
Hispania: Iberia in Relationship to the Romans15m
The Fall of Rome and the Visigoths15m
The Formation of Medieval Europe15m
Byzantium: The Eastern Roman Empire15m
Europe's Sibling, the Islamic World10m
Toledo: Neolithic and Bronze-Iron Ages20m
Toledo: Under Roman Rule2m
Toledo: Capital of the Visigoths (5th – 7th Centuries CE)20m
Toledo: A Monetary Center for the Visigoths1m
Supplemental Reading: Chapter 1: Ancient Hispania, A History of Spain and Portugal, V. 12m
Supplemental Reading: The Visigothic Code2m
Supplemental Web Materials: Google Arts and Culture: Historic City of Toledo2m
Supplemental Reading: Hodgkin, Thomas. "Visigothic Spain." The English Historical Review 2, no. 6 (1887): 209-34.2m
Supplemental Journal Article: Spain’s Newly Renovated Museo Arqueológico Nacional2m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
History Quiz 1: Course Introduction and an Abbreviated History30m
Semana
2
Horas para completar
4 horas para completar

Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Medieval Toledo Until 1212 CE

This week we study Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Medieval Toledo until 1212 CE. We will witness the Islamic conquest of Visigothic Spain, the formation of Islamic al-Andalus, the birth of the Christian Reconquest, and Toledo under the Umayyads and as an independent taifa ("party kingdom"). We will also explore Islamic architecture at the Museo de Santa Cruz as well as other local sites....
Reading
7 videos (Total 49 minutos), 15 readings, 1 quiz
Video7 videos
Islamic al-Andalus: The Umayyad Dynasty (756-1061 CE)7m
Introduction to the Museo de Santa Cruz (Toledo)7m
Islamic Toledo and Material Culture – Part 15m
Islamic Toledo and Material Culture – Part 24m
Islamic Toledo and Material Culture – Part 33m
Resurgent Christian Kingdoms (711 – 1212 CE)11m
Reading15 lecturas
Week Two Overview10m
Islamic Conquest of Visigothic Spain (711 CE)20m
Al-Andalus: Islamic Spain (711-1061 CE)20m
Sefarad: Jewish Spain2m
Toledo: Under the Umayyads (711-1009)10m
Islamic Water and Food Revolution in Iberia15m
Islamic Taifa Kingdoms (1009-1091), Almoravids (1086-1145), and Almohads (1145-1269)10m
The Taifa of Toledo: Independent Islamic Kingdom (1009 - 1085)15m
The Christian Kingdom of Castile and the Origins of the Reconquest (711 - 1212 CE)10m
Saint James and the Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela15m
Toledo: The King Who Re-claimed the City: King Alfonso VI of Castile and Leon10m
King Alfonso VIII and Queen Leonor: From Alarcos to Las Navas de Tolosa20m
Civilizations in Conflict?: The Complications of the Reconquista10m
Supplemental Reading: Chapter Two: Al-Andalus2m
Supplemental Reading: Chapter Four: Castile-León in the Era of the Great Reconquest2m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
History Quiz 2: Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Medieval Toledo Until 1212 CE30m
Semana
3
Horas para completar
5 horas para completar

Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Medieval Toledo After 1212 CE

This week we study Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Medieval Toledo and in the broader Iberian Peninsula. We will evaluate the rule of Castilian King X "The Wise" and his legal codes and the Cantigas de Santa Maria. We will also visit the Museo Sefardi and consider how "cleanliness of blood" statutes impact recent converts to Christianity (conversos)....
Reading
5 videos (Total 46 minutos), 17 readings, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Christian Toledo and Material Culture10m
The Museo Sefardí - Director Santiago Palomero Plaza9m
Moving from Judaism to Catholicism: Re-Appraising the Santa María7m
Cultural Backlash: Blood Purity Statutes and Intolerance6m
Reading17 lecturas
Week Three Overview10m
What is coexistence (convivencia)? It is positive, negative, and ambivalent.10m
Simon R. Doubleday's The Wise King: A Christian Prince, Muslim Spain, and the Birth of the Renaissance10m
Castilian King Alfonso X "The Wise" (r. 1252-1284 CE) and the Cantigas de Santa Maria10m
Alfonso X's Las Siete Partidas: A Legal Code for Three Religions10m
Mozarabs of Toledo: Christians Who Assumed Islamic Culture10m
Jewish Love and Marriage in Christian Spain10m
Jewish and Converso Intermediaries in Medieval Toledo and Castilian Kingdom10m
Todros Abulafia: A 13th Century Jewish Poet Fond of Debate10m
Unforeseen Events: The Plague, A Dead King, and Anti-Jewish Sentiment10m
Toledo at the Center of "Blood Purity" Laws: Separating "New" from "Old" Christians (1450s)10m
Christian Unity Under Queen Isabel (Castile and Leon) and King Ferdinand (Aragon and Catalonia)10m
Creating Conversos: The Carvajal-Santa Maria Family in Early Modern Spain10m
The Spanish Inquisition Begins Its Work (1478 - 1480 CE)10m
The Spanish Tisha B'Av: The End of Jewish Spain and the Expulsion (1492)10m
Departing Spain: Jewish Artifacts from the Museo Sefardi of Toledo10m
Queen Isabel and King Ferdinand Expel Spanish Muslims (1502 CE)10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
History Quiz 3: Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Medieval Toledo After 1212 CE45m
Semana
4
Horas para completar
6 horas para completar

Introduction to Archives and Paleography

This week we begin with two visits to archives in Toledo -- the Archivo Municipal de Toledo and the Archivo Historico de la Nobleza (formerly the Archivo Historico Nacional-Seccion Nobleza). Subsequently, our manuscript studies begin with 13th through 19th century paleography (learning to read older forms of handwriting.)...
Reading
2 videos (Total 25 minutos), 8 readings, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Introduction to the Archivo Historico de la Nobleza12m
Reading8 lecturas
Week Four Overview - Archives and Paleography5m
Introduction: What is Paleography?5m
Choose One Level of Difficulty: Introductory, Intermediate, or Advanced Paleography5m
Collection of Paleography Resources5m
Collection of English-Spanish Language Resources5m
Introductory Paleography: A Script from the 18th-19th Century30m
Intermediate Paleography: A Script from the 13th Century30m
Advanced Paleography: A Script from the 15th Century30m
Quiz11 ejercicios de práctica
18th-19th Century Paleography Problem A - Set 140m
18th-19th Century Paleography Problem A - Set 230m
Introductory 18th-19th Century Paleography Quizs
13th Century Paleography Problem Set A25m
13th Century Paleography Problem Set B25m
13th Century Paleography Problem Set C30m
Intermediate 13th Century Paleography Quiz15m
15th Century Paleography Problem A - Set 1s
15th Century Paleography Problem A - Set 2s
15th Century Paleography Problem A - Set 3s
Advanced 15th Century Paleography Quiz20m

Instructor

Avatar

Dr. Roger Louis Martínez-Dávila

Associate Professor
History

Acerca de University of Colorado System

The University of Colorado is a recognized leader in higher education on the national and global stage. We collaborate to meet the diverse needs of our students and communities. We promote innovation, encourage discovery and support the extension of knowledge in ways unique to the state of Colorado and beyond....

Preguntas Frecuentes

  • Una vez que te inscribes para obtener un Certificado, tendrás acceso a todos los videos, cuestionarios y tareas de programación (si corresponde). Las tareas calificadas por compañeros solo pueden enviarse y revisarse una vez que haya comenzado tu sesión. Si eliges explorar el curso sin comprarlo, es posible que no puedas acceder a determinadas tareas.

  • Cuando compras un Certificado, obtienes acceso a todos los materiales del curso, incluidas las tareas calificadas. Una vez que completes el curso, se añadirá tu Certificado electrónico a la página Logros. Desde allí, puedes imprimir tu Certificado o añadirlo a tu perfil de LinkedIn. Si solo quieres leer y visualizar el contenido del curso, puedes participar del curso como oyente sin costo.

¿Tienes más preguntas? Visita el Centro de Ayuda al Alumno.