HIS 221 Medieval Europe, 400-1400
The history of Europe from ca. 400 to ca. 1400, focusing on Latin Christendom. The course traces the emergence of medieval society out of elements of the late Roman world and the transformation of that synthesis in the troubles of the 14th century. Emphasis is on examining economic, institutional, social and gender structures and the historical context of medieval cultural production through examination of primary sources. This course is offered in some fall semesters.