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HIST 279/379: Heresy and Popular Religion in the Middle Ages: In Class Activities

1. Appointments

Click here to make an appointment with me to chat about finding sources or citing them!:

2. Oxford Bibliographies

Type "poor Clares" into the search box in this database to start this activity in class:

Add terms you expected to see and terms that are new to you in the jamboard here:

3. Find articles and books

Sarah will show you how to use the key terms you found in part 2 in these places:

4. Primary sources

In pairs, browse the primary sources tab of this guide and peruse one source where you might start to look for primary sources for either poor Clares or your own topic. Write where you’d go on the jamboard!

Another way to find translated primary sources in books is to use the catalog to search for your topic AND (documents OR sources)


"poor Clares" AND (documents OR sources)

"Hildegard of Bingen" AND (documents OR sources)

Christ* AND Jew* AND medieval AND (documents OR sources)