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CLAS 224 - The World of Late Antiquity


FDR: HU
Credits: 3
Planned Offering: Not offered in 2012-2013

This course introduces students to the historical period between the close of the ancient world and the rise of the Middle Ages ca. 250 to 650 AD). Students read primary sources and explore the historical evidence in order to investigate the reigning historical model of "Decline and Fall" inherited from Edward Gibbon and others, and study the development of Christianity and Judaism during this period. Finally, the course investigates the formation of Europe and the rise of Islam. Johnson.





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