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HIST 70J - Byzantium between the Crusades and the Islamic World, c.1100-c.1450 or return to Course Catalog Search

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SchoolDepartmentFaculty
Faculty of Arts and SciencesHistoryDimiter Angelov
TermDay and TimeLocation
Fall 2018-2019  (show academic calendar)Tu   12:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.Sever 101 (FAS)
Credits
4  (show credit conversion for other schools)
Credit Level
Undergraduate

Description
The seminar focuses on the eastern Mediterranean in a period of economic integration and political fragmentation marked by the crusades, the expansion of the Italian maritime republics, western colonization, and the conquests of the Turks. How did the Byzantines react to the new unsettled world around them? What was the role of the newcomers? Special attention will be paid to the crusades, cross-cultural contacts, and the Mediterranean economy.

Exam Group
FAS01_A

 
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