This course covers the origins of Western Civilization in the Mediterranean world and its development in Europe to the Protestant Reformation. It explores the achievements and disasters of the ancient world: democracy, republicanism, art, architecture, philosophy, literature, war, slavery, and despotism. It also explores Europe after the fall of the Roman Republic: Christianity, feudalism, plague, exploration, conquest, renaissance, and reformation.
Western Thought to 1600
Monday, March 13, 2017 to Friday, May 26, 2017