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Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas

History of Medieval Lisbon

Code

722051290

Academic unit

Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas

Department

História

Credits

10

Teacher in charge

Amélia Aguiar de Andrade

Weekly hours

3 letivas + 1 tutorial

Teaching language

Portuguese

Objectives

Students should:
a) Achieve a solid knowledge of the state of the art of the Studies on the Medieval History of Lisbon.
b) Acknowledge the status of capital of the Realm which Lisbon played.
c) Identify and become familiar with the documentary sources for the study of Medieval Lisbon.
d) Master the problematic and questions addressed by several lines of research on Medieval Lisbon which are still open lines.
e) Write a supervised research essay on the subject of the seminar, based on printed documents.

Prerequisites

n.a

Subject matter

1. Introduction: Medieval towns - concepts and methodological approaches.
2. The historiography on medieval Lisbon – a state of the art.
3. The status of Lisbon in the Portuguese urban hierarchy: the magnitude of the capital of the kingdom.
4. Questions on Lisbon’s Medieval History:
a) The council’s men.
b) Women inside monasteries.
c) Lisbon at war.
d) The military orders in Lisbon.
e)The King and Lisbon.

Bibliography

ANDRADE, Amélia Aguiar, «La dimensión urbana de un espacio atlântico: Lisboa» in XXXIII Semana de Estudios Medievales. Estella, 17 a 21 de júlio de 2006, Pampluna, Gobierno de Navarra, 2007, p. 347-375.

FARELO, Mário, O Cabido da Sé de Lisboa e os seus cónegos (1277-1377), dissertação de Mestrado em História Medieval, Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa, 2003. 3 vols.

KRUS, Luis; Luís Filipe OLIVEIRA e João Luís FONTES, eds. Lisboa Medieval. Os rostos da Cidade, Lisboa, Livros Horizonte, 2007

MARTINS, Miguel Gomes, «O concelho de Lisboa durante a Idade Média. Homens e organização municipal», Cadernos do Arquivo Municipal, 7 (2005), p. 64-110.

Teaching method

Lectures
Supervised commentary of bibliography and data
Tutorials

Evaluation method

Participation on supervised oral commentary of various types of documents on class (20%)
Written personal research essay based on published data(80%)

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