HoP 221 - Leading Light - Hildegard of Bingen

April 26th, 2015

The life, visions, political intrigues and scientific interests of Hildegard of Bingen.

HoP 220 - Caroline Humfress on the Roots of Medieval Law

April 19th, 2015

A discussion about Roman law and its reception in the medieval period, with ancient law expert Caroline Humfress.

HoP 219 - Law and Order - Gratian and Peter Lombard

April 12th, 2015

Gratian and Peter Lombard help bring scholasticism to maturity by systematizing law and theology.

HoP 218 - Two Swords - Early Medieval Political Philosophy

April 5th, 2015

The “Investiture Contest” between church and state and the first major work of medieval political philosophy, John of Salisbury’s Policraticus.