MED 227 / HUM 227

The World of the Middle Ages

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An introduction to medieval culture in Western Europe from the end of the classical world to ca. 1400.

The course focuses on themes such as the medieval concepts of self, humanity, and God; nation-building, conquest and crusade; relations among Christians, Jews, and Moslems; literacy, heresy, and the rise of vernacular literature; gender, chivalry, and the medieval court. Material approached through various cultural forms and media; some lectures by invited guest lecturers. Seminar discussion format with some lecturing.

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