Category Archives: HONS 1102: Colloquium on the Medieval World

Course Description

In the colloquium on medieval civilizations, we will be looking at several major cultures during the period from approximately the fifth century C.E. to the fifteenth century C.E. Throughout the course we will focus on four civilizations: the Byzantine Empire, China, the Islamic world, and Western Europe. In addition to following the development of each of these civilizations, we will also be attentive to the ways in which they encountered and entered into relationship with one another.