Course 8: The Middle Ages

quran confessions arabiannights yvain beowulf

The Qur’an ~

Saint Augustine (354 – 430 CE)
The Confessions ~

Selections from Arabian Nights “Tale of Scheherazade,” “Sinbad the Sailor,” “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp,” “Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves” and “Tale of Scheherazade Concluded” ~

Chretien de Troyes (late 12th century)
Yvain: the Knight of the Lion

Beowulf ~