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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
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HST-1310 Ancient & Medieval History


Credits 3
This course surveys the origins of Western Civilization from prehistory to the late Middle Ages. Its theme is the formation and the political, economic, and cultural evolution of those societies that shaped the Western world. The societies under investigation include those in the ancient Middle East, classical Greece and Rome, Byzantium, Islam, and Latin Christendom during the early and high Middle Ages.  
Course Outcomes
  1. Describe how the societies of the ancient Fertile Crescent interacted with and influenced one another.
  2. Discuss the distinctive features of Greek and Roman civilization from 500 BCE to 476 CE.
  3. Trace the origins and development of Western Christianity from the late Roman Empire to the High Middle Ages.
  4. Discuss the evolution of medieval European society from the fall of Rome to the late Middle Ages.
  5. Analyze primary sources in their historical context.
  6. Identify basic historical arguments in secondary sources.




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