|1||Class Introduction: Rome, the Mediterranean, and the Meaning of Europe|
|2-3||The Shape of Late Antiquity and the Barbarian Invasions||Rosenwein, Barbara. A Short History of the Middle Ages (SHMA). Broadview Press, 2001, Chapter 1.
Sources on the Germans. Andrea, Alfred. The Medieval Record (TMR). Houghton Mifflin, 1997, pp. 41-53.
|4-5||The Emergence of New Cultures, 600-750||A Short History of the Middle Ages. Chapter 2.
Sources on Theodoric, Clovis, Anglo-Saxon England and the Rise of Islam. The Medieval Record. pp. 54-68, 87-94, and 122-27.
|7||The Split between East and West: (at least) Two Empires?||Sources on Byzantium and Early Monasticism. The Medieval Record. pp. 73-80, and 99-118.|
|8-9||The Papal-Frankish Alliance and other New Powers||A Short History of the Middle Ages. Chapter 3.
Sources on the Carolingian Renaissance and the Contemporaries of Charlemagne. The Medieval Record. pp. 83-86, 95-98, and 136-52.
|10-11||Charlemagne's Heirs and other Disasters||Sources. The Medieval Record. pp. 153-162.
A Short History of the Middle Ages. Chapter 4.
|13||More Invasions and the (Feudal) Search for Peace||Sources on Viking Invasions (provided by Professor).
The Medieval Record. pp. 165-176.
|14||Anglo-Saxon England and Ottonian Germany||The Medieval Record. pp. 176-185.|
|15||Mid-term Written Evaluation|
|16-17||Feudal Governments at Work||A Short History of the Middle Ages. Chapter 5.
Sources on the Investiture Controversy and the Early Crusades. The Medieval Record. pp. 311-325, and 340-360
Moore, R. I. "The 11th Century in Eurasian History." The Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies. Vol 33, no. 1 (2003).
[Professor will also provide selections from William, Ann and G.H. Martin, editors. Domesday Book. Penguin, 2003.]
|18-19||Feudal Society at Work||Sources on the New Economy. The Medieval Record. pp. 234-38, and 246-59.
sources on the New Learning. The Medieval Record. pp. 260-266, and 272-75.
|21||The Solidification of Institutions of Government||
A Short History of the Middle Ages. Chapter 6.
|22-23||The Power and Splendor of Monarchs||Sources on Henry II and St. Louis. The Medieval Record. pp. 297-310, and 329-34.
Sources on 13th century Culture. The Medieval Record. pp. 280-282, and 289-94.
St. Bernard of Clairvaux on the Jewish Problem.
|24||The Structure and Place of the Gothic Cathedral||Mark, Robert. Light, Wind and Structure: The Mystery of the Master Builders. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1994, Chapter 4.|
|26-27||The End of the Synthesis: Plague, War and Schism||A Short History of the Middle Ages. Chapters 7 and 8.
Sources on Plague and 100 Years War. The Medieval Record. pp. 385-388, and 397-405.
|28-29||One Historian's take on all that||Tuchman, Barbara. A Distant Mirror. Ballantine Books, 1987.|