Portland-State-University 2023-2024 Bulletin

Hst 355U Late Medieval Europe, 1100-1450

Examines the late Middle Ages through primary sources emphasizing cultural, social, political, and intellectual transformations. Subjects include the twelfth-century cultural "renaissance," the emergence of European states and the papal monarchy, the rise of religious dissent and persecution of minorities, the transformation of medieval spirituality, the Crusades, European expansion and external encounters, growth of cities and the university, and the late medieval bubonic plague pandemic.


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