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Teaching With Chivalry Part I: Lessons of Medieval History

An era of history sadly overlooked in high school and introductory college courses is the European Middle Ages. Despite a century of careful academic research and rising popular interest in the medieval period, the Middle Ages are still in the main lost between courses in ancient civilization and modern surveys which deal with the medieval period only as a dreary and mislabeled Dark Age rescued by the bright lights of the Renaissance.

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Teaching With Chivalry Part II: Students and Chivalry

Scott Farrell comments: In this segment, Professor Bellitto discusses: Resources to help students understand what chivalry is, and consider how it was used in medieval society in both an idealistic and a practical sense. Different methods of exploring the ideals of chivalry and knighthood, including oral presentations, debates and an introduction to selected primary source […]

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