Units of Study
HSTY1025 - The Middle Ages
Semester 1, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Julie Ann Smith
Phone: +61 2 9351 4003
The Middle Ages were actually a beginning, the birth and early growth of Europe's influential civilisation, shaping social relations and institutions in ways that still resonate today. From key moments in the lives of medieval men and women, we explore the Christianisation of England; rise of Islam and its impact on the Mediterranean; Vikings, Normans and Crusade; evolution of feudal relations; growth of towns and universities; creation of epic, romance and chivalry; and the deadly threat of inquisition and plague.
8x150wd tutorial exercises (25%), 1x1800wd essay (25%), tutorial participation (10%), 1x1500wd exam (40%)
2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
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