HIST 212 Medieval World, 500-1500


Major Requirement: History of Europe, Period prior to 1500

From the fall of the Roman Empire in the west to the rise of Islam in the east, the Middle Ages began with a series of fundamental transformations that would change the world. This course traces the foundational political, religious, social, and cultural developments of the period between 300 and 1500, in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. Particular attention will be paid to how factors such as class, gender, religious identity, and ethnicity shaped individuals’ experiences of the medieval world.


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