Mendicants, Heretics, Jews

Thursday, March 31, 2022

St. Francis preaching to the birds (Giotto, Basilica of St. Francis, Assisi)

Read before class:

  • Francis of Assisi, Testament, “Canticle of the Sun,” Rule of the Franciscan Order (CP 123-127)
  • Soloman bar Samson (CP 128-130)
  • Pope Innocent III, Constitution for the Jews (CP 131)
  • Pope Innocent III, (ICCW 393-94)
  • Nicetas Choniates on the Fourth Crusade (WCH 335-36)
  • Bernard Gui, Manual of the Inquisitor (ICCW 256-65)