SPAN 3639

SPAN 3639

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

This course is intended to provide a survey of the cultural history of the Jews in Spain from the late Visigothic period until the converso crisis of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries and the expulsion. It will focus on the interaction of Jewish with Muslim and Christian cultures and the stable yet evolving sense of a Sephardic identity. The course will establish historical and literary-critical frames for reading primary sources in translation, including secular and synagogal poetry, philosophy and kabbalah, biblical hermeneutics, historiography and polemics.

When Offered Fall.

Breadth Requirement (GHB)
Distribution Category (CA-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-ITL)

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  • 16684SPAN 3639  SEM 101