Description of the Course: This course examines the political, social, economic, religious and cultural life of Western Europe from the end of the Roman World to the High Middle Ages. Topics covered include: the legacy of the Roman world, Germanic warriors and Christian missionaries, the challenges posed by the rise of Islam, the enduring strength of the Byzantine Empire, the development of the first Europe under the Carolingians, and the flowering of Medieval Society in the 12th century.
Class Meeting Time: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 11:30AM-12:20PM
is taught by: Professor Silvia Shannon
Anselm College, a Benedictine, Catholic, Liberal Arts College
100 Saint Anselm Drive, Manchester, New Hampshire 03102
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