Course Description

This course will look at the history of Western Europe from the Roman Empire’s Crisis of the Third Century through the Norman Conquest of England in the 1000s. Among the topics that will be covered are the decline and fall of the western half of the Roman Empire, the rise of Christianity and monasticism, and the Arab conquests. The course will also cover the early history of England, France, and Germany, including the rise and fall of the Carolingians, the Vikings, and the early days of the Holy Roman Empire. | Lecture + Q&A.
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Section Title
The Early Middle Ages: Late Antiquity to the Norman Conquest
Online - Zoom
9:00AM to 10:15AM
Sep 14, 2021 to Nov 16, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Virtual Classroom  
Course Fees
Section Notes

Class sessions are recorded.

Please note: This is the first of a two-part course on the Middle Ages. I anticipate covering the period from around 1100 to the end of the Middle Ages in a later course.