Unformatted text preview: C OURSE O UTLINE PART ONE
Please read Chapters one, two, and three. This portion of the class deals with the very beginnings of history (and before) to
about the time of the rise of Rome.
Week Five Class Introduction: policies, dates, manner of testing, assignments etc. etc. The Neolithic Revolution,
Early Mesopotamia and Egypt—Europe
The International Bronze Age, “The Lithics”, Mesopotamia and Egypt
Labor Day Holiday (Sept. 5)
Languages, Persians and Greeks, the Greek Dark Age, Mesopotamian eclipse.
Classical Greece, more Persians, Judaism and other religions
Greek transformation, Etruscans and Romans
TEST ONE PART TWO
Please read Chapters four, five, and six. This section of the class deals with primarily with Rome and events relating
to the Roman Empire.
Week Ten The Hellenistic World, Early Rome From Republic to the Empire.
The neighbors: Rome to the crisis of the third century.
Late Antiquity: the new Rome
Pagans and Christians.
TEST TWO PART THREE
Please read Chapters seven, eight, and nine. In the last art of the class we’ll look at material that bridges the period
from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages.
Week Twelve Week Thirteen
November 24 & 25
Week Seventeen Klepper/PC/1762N/EDD Homecoming Holiday
The growth of Byzantium and the birth of Islam
Last Day to drop with a W (Nov. 7)
Islam of the Caliphs from the Abbasid to the Umayyad
The Germanic States and the growth of monarchial
From Merovingian to Carolingian, an Age of Invasions
Manor and Market, A Medieval Renaissance
The Church and the State, Summation and Review
Course Wrap-up and Review
TBA in class 5 8/11 ...
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- Fall '11
- Middle Ages, Greek Dark Age, international bronze age