HISTORY 210 - Early Medieval Europe, 300-1000
Fall 2020, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History

Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS, RE
Cost:
50-100
Other Course Info:
F.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

The course covers the period when the first true 'Europe' was born. It covers the disintegration of the Roman Empire in the western Mediterranean, and the development of successor states in northwestern Europe, like the 'barbarian' monarchies, and the multiethnic empires of Charlemagne and the Ottonians up to 1000. Main themes are the development of new kinds of community among European people (Christian monasticism, feudalism, ethnic solidarity), new economic systems, and relations with the earliest Islamic states and with the Byzantine empire.

Course Requirements:

Requirements are a mid-term and a final exam, and two 4-page essays with flexible deadlines. Weekly readings amount to about 75 pages (all readings are on reserve in Shapiro library). Take-home essay exam component, plus timed "in-class" component.

Class Format:

Lectures are remote and synchronous. Enrolled students are expected to be available remotely during scheduled class times. Course is open to remote-only students.

Schedule

HISTORY 210 - Early Medieval Europe, 300-1000
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 Online
32516
Open
32
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Lectures are remote and taught synchronously. Enrolled students are expected to be available remotely during scheduled class times.
002 (DIS)
  Hybrid
32517
Open
7
 
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Tu 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: Section 002: Instruction will be in-person. This section is not open to remote-only students; these students should register for or swap into section 004 or 006.
004 (DIS)
 Online
32519
Open
10
 
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W 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Note: Section 004: This section will be remote and have a mixture of asynchronous and synchronous instruction.
005 (DIS)
  Hybrid
32520
Open
14
 
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W 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: Section 005: Instruction will be in-person. This section is not open to remote-only students; these students should register for or swap into section 004 or 006.
006 (DIS)
 Online
32521
Open
1
 
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W 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Note: Section 006: This section will be remote and have a mixture of asynchronous and synchronous instruction.

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