HIS303H1: The Mediterranean, 600-1300: Crusade, Colonialism, Diaspora


The course treats contact and conflict between Christians, Muslims, and Jews in the premodern Mediterranean world. Within the framework of broad political and economic developments, the course explores a range of topics, including holy war, slavery, religious polemics, colonialism, the commerce in goods and ideas, and ethnic relations.

Recommended Preparation: 

HIS220Y1 or NMC273Y1 or some medieval history

Distribution Requirements: 
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)