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HIS 225 The World of the Middle Ages: Byzantium

Satisfies 3 credits toward Middle Eastern Studies Minor.
New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge II.

Course Description: Economic, social, religious, political history of the eastern Mediterranean states from the fourth to the 15th centuries. The major problems considered include the dissolution of the Roman imperial system, the development of the Byzantine Empire, the expansion and impact of Islam, the spread of Orthodoxy, the Crusades, the decline of the Byzantine world and the emerging Balkan and Turkish states.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring.

Credits

3 credits