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2021 - 2022 Academic Catalog 
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HIS 232 - Medieval Europe, 400 - 1400

4 credits (Fall)
This course will introduce students to Europe and the Mediterranean world from 400 to 1400, with particular attention to the legacies of the Roman Empire: Western Christendom, the Byzantine  Empire, and the rise of Islam. This course will also explore how contemporary men and women understood their own era, and how subsequent  generations have relied upon the ‘Middle Ages’ as both foil and inspiration.

Prerequisite: HIS 100  or second-year standing.
Instructor: Chou