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Schedule

 
 
 
 
Course Schedule
 
 
and Readings
 
 
 
 
 
 
        @C. Corning - Richmond Castle
 

Week 1: pp. 34-44 in Kagan
Sept 3 General Introduction, Ancient Greece
Sept 5 Rise of the Polis, Expansion, Sparta
 
Week 2: pp. 23-26, 44-56, 60--75 in Kagan
Sept 10 Athens, Persian to Peloponnesian War; Discussion 1: Athens, Quiz 1
Sept 12 Classical Greek Culture; Discussion 2: Daily Life 
 
Week 3: pp. 75-89, 92-105 in Kagan
Sept 17 Hellenistic Greece; Rise of Rome; Quiz 2
Sept 19 Roman Republic; Discussion 3: Daily Life - Roman Style

Week 4: pp. 105-113, 116-17, 120-128 in Kagan
Sept 24 From Republic to Empire; Quiz 3
Sept 26 Roman Culture and Early Christianity; Discussion 4: Persecution

Week 5: pp. 128--147 in Kagan
Oct 1 Early Christianity, cont; Early Empire; Quiz 4
Oct 3 Transformations in Empire and Church; Discussion 5: Christian Rome
 
Week 6: pp. 150-55 in Kagan
Oct 8 Fall of Roman Empire in the West; Byzantine Empire
Oct 10 Exam
 
Week 7: pp. 155-175 in Kagan
Oct 15 Islam and the Arab Invasions; Quiz 5
Oct 17 Early Medieval Europe, Charlemagne; Discussion 6: Islam
 
Week 8: pp. 178-86 in Kagan
Oct 22 Viking Invasions and their Impact, Feudal Society; Quiz 6
Oct 24 Church Reform and Crusades; Discussion 7: Church and State

Week 9: pp. 186-98 in Kagan
Oct 29 Crusades; Innocent III; Quiz 7
Oct 31 Heresy and Response; High Medieval States; Discussion 8: Medieval World

Week 10: pp. 202-220 in Kagan
Nov 5 High Medieval States, cont,  Cathedrals; Quiz 8
Nov 7 Village and Town Life; Discussion 9:  Late Middle Ages 
 
Week 11: pp. 224-227 in Kagan
Nov 12 Medieval Universities; Black Death
Nov 14 Exam
 
Week 12: pp.  227-240, 244-59  in Kagan
Nov 19 100 Years War, Late Medieval Church; Quiz 9
Nov 21 Renaissance; Discussion 10: Renaissance Art 

Week 13: pp 259-268 in Kagan
Nov 26 Age of Exploration, Northern Renaissance; Discussion 11: New World
Nov 28 no class - Happy Thanksgiving

Week 14: pp. 272-97 in Kagan
Dec 3
Luther, Zwingli, Anabaptists; Quiz 10
Dec 5 Calvin; Catholic Reformation; Discussion 12: Influence of the Reformation

Week 15: 300-318 in Kagan
Dec 10 Wars of Religion; Quiz 11
Dec 12 Europe in 1648
 
FINAL EXAM -- Wednesday, December 18, 3pm

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