Hp206 Western Civilization I: The Ancient World Through the Middle Ages 4 credits
An introductory study of the origins of Western civilization, this course will focus on ancient civilizations like the Greeks and Romans and their role in developing a Western cultural identity. Topics for discussion may include the roles of religion, the influences of Judaism and Islam on the West and the development of feudalism/manorialism in Europe. Through this course, students will learn to distinguish historical interpretations from popular fallacies.

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