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The Early Middle Ages, 284-1000

Published: 7/2/2014

Description

Major developments in the political, social, and religious history of Western Europe from the accession of Diocletian to the feudal transformation. Topics include the conversion of Europe to Christianity, the fall of the Roman Empire, the rise of Islam and the Arabs, the "Dark Ages," Charlemagne and the Carolingian renaissance, and the Viking and Hungarian invasions.

Course Takeaways

  • Major developments in the political, social, and religious history of Western Europe from the accession of Diocletian to the feudal transformation.
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Delivery

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Duration
22 hrs
Fees
None
Language
English
Subtitles
English
Credentials
Open Online Course - No Credential

Meet the Instructors

faculty profile image Professor Freedman specializes in medieval social history, the history of Catalonia, comparative studies of the peasantry, trade in luxury products, and the history of cuisine. His latest book is American Cuisine and How It Got This Way (Liveright/Norton, 2020).