[HIST 223] Medieval European Civilization

This course surveys the period from the dissolution of the classical Greco-Roman world into three kindred civilizations–Byzantium, Islam, and Latin Christendom–to the formation of a new civilization in the West. The primary focus of the class is to develop a synthetic understanding of the Middle Ages through an integrated exploration of its art, music, literature, theology, politics, and sociology.

Course Title

Medieval European Civilization

Course Code

HIST 223



Fulfills Requirements



Offered every year. Open to first-year students.


Also listed as Interdisciplinary Studies 217.

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