Medieval from book tristan
Paper , Order, or Assignment Requirements
You are a historian and the only extant source for the twelfth century is Gottfried von Strassburgs, Tristan. What does this book tell you about the past? How can you reconstruct from this source (and from this source alone) aspects of medieval values and education, the role of women, the nature of honor, chivalry, etc.? What does this book tell you about the ideals and values of some segment of society? Be creative. Refer to the text.
Your paper will be a critical reading and commentary on a primary source. Proper footnoting (University of Chicago Manual of Style), inclusion of a bibliography (on the fifth page), and all other requirements for a formal paper are expected.