21H.007 Empire: Introduction to Ancient and Medieval Studies


Class Info

Interdisciplinary and comparative investigation of the Roman empire of Augustus and the Frankish empire of Charlemagne. Focuses on how large, multi-ethnic empires were created, sustained, legitimated, and contested through conquest, government, literature, art, and economic organization. Students examine different types of evidence, read across a variety of disciplines, and develop skills to identify continuities and changes in ancient and medieval societies.

This class has no prerequisites.

21H.007 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by S. Frampton, W. Broadhead and E. Goldberg.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 4-261.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-H.

In the Spring 2015 Subject Evaluations, 21H.007 was rated 6.1 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Empire: Introduction to Ancient and Medieval Studies site or on the 21H.007 Stellar site.

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