Latin Language Handwriting and Documents

Latin Language Handwriting and Documents
Interpretation of handwriting within historical contexts in Latin ecclesiastical and notarial documents useful in family, local, and social history research, including church registers, notarial settlements of estates, probate records, and inventories; medieval to modern periods.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtContact Department
 ProgramsContaining HIST 420
Course Outcomes: 

Historical Knowledge of Common Scripts

Students will learn the most common Latin scripts

Document Translation

Students will read, transcribe, and where necessary, translate documents

Critical Analysis

Students will analyze and explain the cultural, historical, and legal context for documents, the scripts used in them, and the coverage and availability

Transcription Methodology

Students will demonstrate transcription techniques and methodologies