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Sign up today to go deep into these three great Catholic Chivalric Romances. Learn what everyone read for four hundred years and why it should be part of our imagination today!
We will read major selections of these three great Catholic Chivalric Romances. They were part of a vast popular literature of the European world, especially from the 12th to the 16th centuries. What everyone read for four hundred years should be part of our imagination! Caution: These tales have a few swift references to improper behavior among their much more typical exaltations of Chivalric honor.
Week One: Amadis de Gaulle
Week Two: Amadis de Gaulle
Week Three: Amadis de Gaulle
Week Four: El Cantar del Meo Cid
Week Five: El Cantar del Meo Cid
Week Six: El Cantar del Meo Cid
Week Seven: King Arthur and His Knights
Week Eight: King Arthur and His Knights
Week Nine: King Arthur and His Knights
Week Ten: King Arthur and His Knights
Course materials: Roger Lancelyn Green. King Arthur and His Knights. Puffin. ISBN: 978-0-141-32101-1. Other tales will be provided as files on Moodle to be downloaded and printed at home.
Homework: Two hours of reading each week, most of it light and enjoyable. Computer-graded quizzes will be available each week, as well as a Final for those families who want these.
Class dates: Thursdays, January 18 to April 4, 2024 (No class Feb. 29 or March 28)
Starting time: 10:00 AM Eastern (9:00 Central, 8:00 Mountain, 7:00 Pacific)
Duration per class: 55 minutes