2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HON 2643 - The Medieval and Early Modern World: History and Religion

Credits: 3 Fall

A study of European culture between the collapse of the Roman Empire and the onset of the Renaissance, with particular emphasis on the Christian civilization of the High Middle Ages. Key texts include Aquinas’ Summa Theologica and Dante’s Divine Comedy. A study of the twin movements that birth the modern world, with emphasis on developments in politics, theology, and the arts. Particular attention will be given to Renaissance humanism and to the works of Luther, Calvin, and Shakespeare.

Prerequisites: HON 2043  and HON 2143 .

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