May 12, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 2054 - The Byzantine Empire


3 cr. 3 hrs. Day course offered every other year.

An overview of Byzantine history and civilization from 330 to 1453, exploring a wide variety of primary and secondary sources and material culture to assess its broader significance in human history is presented. It examines the emergence of the Byzantine state from its Roman predecessor, the unique synthesis of Roman, Greek, Christian, and other elements achieved in Byzantium, its thousand year struggle for survival against foreign adversaries and internal challenges, and the spread of Byzantine and Orthodox Christian culture to neighboring peoples. CTW, GDCN, HIST

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