HIS321H1: Dark Age Europe, 7th 10th Centuries

Hours: 
24L/5T

Surveys major events and figures for the period c. 600-1000, including: Pope Gregory the Great, the Morovingian Franks, Lombard Italy, Byzantine civilization, the rise of Islam, Charlemagne, the Carolingian Renaissance, the Vikings, Anglo-Saxon England to King Alfred, the Ottonians.

Exclusion: 
Recommended Preparation: 

Some ancient history, ancient Greek or Latin language, early Christianity, Celtic history, Old Irish and Old English languages.

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