HIST223

France in the Middle Ages, 1150-1350

15 points

Not offered 2022, offered in 2021

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Description

An in-depth exploration of late medieval France, focusing on society, culture and political ideas in the period 1150 to 1350. This course will chart the growing power of the Capetian kings of France and their impact on the wider European stage. Focusing on the twelfth, thirteenth and the first half of the fourteenth century, it will explore key themes in later medieval history including the crusade movement, the birth of gothic architecture and the development of political and intellectual ideas.

Prerequisites

Any 15 points at 100 level in HIST or CLAS120, or
any 60 points at 100 level from the Schedule V of the BA.

Restrictions