2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Oct 26, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HS 410 - Special Topics: The Crusades

(3.00 cr.)

Prerequisite: One HS 100-level course, one HS 300-level course. Students examine the Crusades, beginning with the efforts by western Europeans to assist the Byzantine Empire to defend its borders against Middle Eastern Islamic enemies. Those efforts set the stage for centuries of warfare between European crusader forces and Islamic forces for control of the Holy Lands. Students study the early history of the Crusades, from both the Christian and non-Christian view, as well as their effect on the early modern and modern history of the world. A significant research paper is required. IM



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