Fall 2014 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
This course examines the history of the Crusades that dramatically shaped the relationship between Western Christianity, Eastern Christianity, and Islam. The crusading movements had also an impact on the future of non-Christian northeastern Europe. The ideological, religious, political, and economic factors that led to the Crusades are discussed. Topics such as the transformation of East-West relations and the consequences of the Crusades are treated. A particular emphasis is given to the reading of primary sources in translation.
Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:
TBA- A SAMPLE syllabus is posted in Course Lookup. The syllabus for Fall 2014 will be available in August 2014.