Minor in Medieval Studies - Early Medieval Europe HIST 2001   Early Medieval Europe
An investigation of the period between the fourth and the twelfth centuries. Major themes of lectures and tutorials include the mingling and exchange of Roman traditions with the Barbarian cultures in the fifth and sixth centuries, the creation of the successor states of Europe following the disintegration of the Carolingian Empire, the development of monasticism, church-state relations, the rise of papal government, the twelfth-century Renaissance, peasant life and popular culture. Original sources in translation are used to familiarise students with the medieval world view.
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