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21H.306 The Emergence of Europe: 500-1300 (MIT) 21H.306 The Emergence of Europe: 500-1300 (MIT)

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This course surveys the social, cultural, and political development of western Europe between 500 and 1350. A number of topics are incorporated into the broad chronological sweep of the course, including: the Germanic conquest of the ancient Mediterranean world; the rise of a distinct northern culture and the Carolingian Renaissance; the emergence of feudalism and the breakdown of political order; contact with the Byzantine and Islamic East and the Crusading movement; the quality of religious life; the vitality of the high medieval economy and culture; and the catastrophes of the fourteenth century. This course surveys the social, cultural, and political development of western Europe between 500 and 1350. A number of topics are incorporated into the broad chronological sweep of the course, including: the Germanic conquest of the ancient Mediterranean world; the rise of a distinct northern culture and the Carolingian Renaissance; the emergence of feudalism and the breakdown of political order; contact with the Byzantine and Islamic East and the Crusading movement; the quality of religious life; the vitality of the high medieval economy and culture; and the catastrophes of the fourteenth century.

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medieval | medieval | ancient history | ancient history | europe | europe | culture | culture | politics | politics | mediterranean | mediterranean | germanic | germanic | byzantine | byzantine | carolingian renaissance | carolingian renaissance | islamic | islamic | crusades | crusades | religion | religion | economics | economics | feudalism | feudalism | barbarian | barbarian | charlemagne | charlemagne | england | england | ottonian | ottonian | empire | empire | rome | rome | gothic | gothic | monarchy | monarchy | Western Europe | Western Europe | Germanic conquest | Germanic conquest | Mediterranean civilization | Mediterranean civilization | social development | social development | cultural development | cultural development | political development | political development | religious life | religious life | women | women | high medieval economy | high medieval economy | high medieval culture | high medieval culture | twelfth century | twelfth century

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21H.306 The Emergence of Europe: 500-1300 (MIT) 21H.306 The Emergence of Europe: 500-1300 (MIT)

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This course surveys the social, cultural, and political development of western Europe between 500 and 1350. A number of topics are incorporated into the broad chronological sweep of the course, including: the Germanic conquest of the ancient Mediterranean world; the rise of a distinct northern culture and the Carolingian Renaissance; the emergence of feudalism and the breakdown of political order; contact with the Byzantine and Islamic East and the Crusading movement; the quality of religious life; the vitality of the high medieval economy and culture; and the catastrophes of the fourteenth century. This course surveys the social, cultural, and political development of western Europe between 500 and 1350. A number of topics are incorporated into the broad chronological sweep of the course, including: the Germanic conquest of the ancient Mediterranean world; the rise of a distinct northern culture and the Carolingian Renaissance; the emergence of feudalism and the breakdown of political order; contact with the Byzantine and Islamic East and the Crusading movement; the quality of religious life; the vitality of the high medieval economy and culture; and the catastrophes of the fourteenth century.

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medieval | medieval | ancient history | ancient history | europe | europe | culture | culture | politics | politics | mediterranean | mediterranean | germanic | germanic | byzantine | byzantine | carolingian renaissance | carolingian renaissance | islamic | islamic | crusades | crusades | religion | religion | economics | economics | feudalism | feudalism | barbarian | barbarian | charlemagne | charlemagne | england | england | ottonian | ottonian | empire | empire | rome | rome | gothic | gothic | monarchy | monarchy | Western Europe | Western Europe | Germanic conquest | Germanic conquest | Mediterranean civilization | Mediterranean civilization | social development | social development | cultural development | cultural development | political development | political development | religious life | religious life | women | women | high medieval economy | high medieval economy | high medieval culture | high medieval culture | twelfth century | twelfth century

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21H.306 The Emergence of Europe: 500-1300 (MIT)

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This course surveys the social, cultural, and political development of western Europe between 500 and 1350. A number of topics are incorporated into the broad chronological sweep of the course, including: the Germanic conquest of the ancient Mediterranean world; the rise of a distinct northern culture and the Carolingian Renaissance; the emergence of feudalism and the breakdown of political order; contact with the Byzantine and Islamic East and the Crusading movement; the quality of religious life; the vitality of the high medieval economy and culture; and the catastrophes of the fourteenth century.

Subjects

medieval | ancient history | europe | culture | politics | mediterranean | germanic | byzantine | carolingian renaissance | islamic | crusades | religion | economics | feudalism | barbarian | charlemagne | england | ottonian | empire | rome | gothic | monarchy | Western Europe | Germanic conquest | Mediterranean civilization | social development | cultural development | political development | religious life | women | high medieval economy | high medieval culture | twelfth century

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21H.306 The Emergence of Europe: 500-1300 (MIT)

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This course surveys the social, cultural, and political development of western Europe between 500 and 1350. A number of topics are incorporated into the broad chronological sweep of the course, including: the Germanic conquest of the ancient Mediterranean world; the rise of a distinct northern culture and the Carolingian Renaissance; the emergence of feudalism and the breakdown of political order; contact with the Byzantine and Islamic East and the Crusading movement; the quality of religious life; the vitality of the high medieval economy and culture; and the catastrophes of the fourteenth century.

Subjects

medieval | ancient history | europe | culture | politics | mediterranean | germanic | byzantine | carolingian renaissance | islamic | crusades | religion | economics | feudalism | barbarian | charlemagne | england | ottonian | empire | rome | gothic | monarchy | Western Europe | Germanic conquest | Mediterranean civilization | social development | cultural development | political development | religious life | women | high medieval economy | high medieval culture | twelfth century

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Anglo-Saxon Tour - British Museum

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Enhanced Podcast Tour of the Anglo-Saxon exhibits on display at the British Museum by Dr S. D. Lee, Faculty of English, University of Oxford, 27th April 2007. A step-by-step guide with slides to accompany you through the Anglo-Saxon exhibits on display in the British Museum's Early Medieval Room. This is designed to be used in the room itself. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Subjects

england | medieval | old english | museum | english | anglo-saxon | england | medieval | old english | museum | english | anglo-saxon | 2007-04-27

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Old English in Context Lecture 1 - Historical texts

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Lecture by Dr S. D. Lee, Faculty of English, Oxford University - placing Old English literature in its historical and social context. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Subjects

literature | england | medieval | old english | #greatwriters | english | anglo-saxon | literature | england | medieval | old english | #greatwriters | english | anglo-saxon | 2008-01-17

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Old English Then and Now

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This final lecture looks briefly at how Old English has been reused by modern writers, but specifically at how the Anglo-Saxons have been portrayed on film, and what film studies can do to help us enjoy Old English poetry.

Subjects

old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | film | genre | #greatwriters | Q321 | Q310 | 1 | ukoer | old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | film | genre | #greatwriters | Q321 | Q310 | 1

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21H.134J Medieval Economic History in Comparative Perspective (MIT) 21H.134J Medieval Economic History in Comparative Perspective (MIT)

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This course will survey the conditions of material life and changing social and economic conditions in medieval Europe with reference to the comparative context of contemporary Islamic, Chinese, and central Asian experiences. Subject covers the emergence and decline of feudal institutions, the transformation of peasant agriculture, living standards and the course of epidemic disease, and the ebb and flow of long-distance trade across the Eurasian system. Particular emphasis will be placed on the study of those factors, both institutional and technological, which have contributed to the emergence of capitalist organization and economic growth in Western Europe in contrast to the trajectories followed by the other major medieval economies. This course will survey the conditions of material life and changing social and economic conditions in medieval Europe with reference to the comparative context of contemporary Islamic, Chinese, and central Asian experiences. Subject covers the emergence and decline of feudal institutions, the transformation of peasant agriculture, living standards and the course of epidemic disease, and the ebb and flow of long-distance trade across the Eurasian system. Particular emphasis will be placed on the study of those factors, both institutional and technological, which have contributed to the emergence of capitalist organization and economic growth in Western Europe in contrast to the trajectories followed by the other major medieval economies.

Subjects

21H.134 | 21H.134 | 14.70 | 14.70 | medieval europe | medieval europe | economic history | economic history | the plague | the plague | mongols | mongols | antiquity | antiquity | vikings | vikings

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Old English in Context Lecture 2 - Society

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Lecture delivered by Dr Stuart D Lee, 24/1/08, English Faculty, University of Oxford on Anglo-Saxon society in relation to the literature. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Subjects

literature | england | medieval | old english | #greatwriters | english | anglo-saxon | literature | england | medieval | old english | #greatwriters | english | anglo-saxon | 2008-01-24

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Old English Prose

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Topics include the first attempts at prose in the English language, 'short stories', historical texts, legal documents, as well as such writers as Alfred the Great, and Aelfric of Eynsham.

Subjects

old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | #greatwriters | Q321 | Q310 | 1 | ukoer | old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | #greatwriters | Q321 | Q310 | 1

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Old English in Context Lecture 3 - Religion and Magic

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Lecture 3 in a series on placing Old English in Context, Religion and magic. Delivered by Dr S D Lee, Faculty of English, University of Oxford - 31/1/08. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Subjects

#greatwriters | england | medieval | old english | religion | english | magic | anglo-saxon | #greatwriters | england | medieval | old english | religion | english | magic | anglo-saxon | 2008-01-31

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Old English Poetry

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Topics include how Old English poetry works, what the major poems are and how they were performed; what links we can draw with modern poetry and music; basic metrics and devices used for effect, and more.

Subjects

old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | poetry | #greatwriters | Q321 | Q310 | 1 | ukoer | old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | poetry | #greatwriters | Q321 | Q310 | 1

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Old English in Context Lecture 4 - Manuscripts

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Fourth and final lecture by Dr S D Lee, University of Oxford, on Old English in Context. 7/2/08. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Subjects

literature | england | medieval | old english | #greatwriters | english | anglo-saxon | literature | england | medieval | old english | #greatwriters | english | anglo-saxon | 2008-02-07

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Old English Language

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Topics include how Old English works, and what makes it different from Modern English; where Old English comes from and how it relates to other languages; pronunciation, inflection, dialects and more.

Subjects

old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | #greatwriters | Q310 | 1 | ukoer | old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | #greatwriters | Q310 | 1

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Old English Tour - British Library

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Audio Only Tour of the Old English Manuscripts on display at the British Library by Dr S. D. Lee, Faculty of English, University of Oxford, 21st March 2007. Audio Only Tour of the Old English Manuscripts on display at the British Library by Dr S. D. Lee, Faculty of English, University of Oxford, 21st March 2007. A step-by-step guide to accompany you through the Old English manuscripts on display in the Sir John Ritblat Gallery of London's British Library, describing notable features, how to read them, etc. This is designed to be used in the room itself. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Subjects

literature | england | medieval | manuscript | old english | #greatwriters | english | anglo-saxon | literature | england | medieval | manuscript | old english | #greatwriters | english | anglo-saxon | 2007-03-21

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An Introduction to Old English

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Topics include who the Anglo-Saxons were, where they came from, and where they settled; the rough period covered in Old English; differences and similarities between Old English and Modern English; the use of runes and more.

Subjects

old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | #greatwriters | Q310 | ukoer | old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | #greatwriters | Q310 | 1

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Anglo-Saxon Tour - British Museum

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Enhanced Podcast Tour of the Anglo-Saxon exhibits on display at the British Museum by Dr S. D. Lee, Faculty of English, University of Oxford, 27th April 2007. A step-by-step guide with slides to accompany you through the Anglo-Saxon exhibits on display in the British Museum's Early Medieval Room. This is designed to be used in the room itself. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Subjects

england | medieval | old english | museum | english | anglo-saxon | england | medieval | old english | museum | english | anglo-saxon | 2007-04-27

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Old English Then and Now

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This final lecture looks briefly at how Old English has been reused by modern writers, but specifically at how the Anglo-Saxons have been portrayed on film, and what film studies can do to help us enjoy Old English poetry.

Subjects

old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | film | genre | #greatwriters | Q321 | Q310 | 1 | ukoer | old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | film | genre | #greatwriters | Q321 | Q310 | 1

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Old English Prose

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Topics include the first attempts at prose in the English language, 'short stories', historical texts, legal documents, as well as such writers as Alfred the Great, and Aelfric of Eynsham.

Subjects

old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | #greatwriters | Q321 | Q310 | 1 | ukoer | old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | #greatwriters | Q321 | Q310 | 1

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Old English Poetry

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Topics include how Old English poetry works, what the major poems are and how they were performed; what links we can draw with modern poetry and music; basic metrics and devices used for effect, and more.

Subjects

old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | poetry | #greatwriters | Q321 | Q310 | 1 | ukoer | old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | poetry | #greatwriters | Q321 | Q310 | 1

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Old English Language

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Topics include how Old English works, and what makes it different from Modern English; where Old English comes from and how it relates to other languages; pronunciation, inflection, dialects and more.

Subjects

old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | #greatwriters | Q310 | 1 | ukoer | old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | #greatwriters | Q310 | 1

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An Introduction to Old English

Description

Topics include who the Anglo-Saxons were, where they came from, and where they settled; the rough period covered in Old English; differences and similarities between Old English and Modern English; the use of runes and more.

Subjects

old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | #greatwriters | Q310 | ukoer | old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | #greatwriters | Q310 | 1

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Old English Then and Now

Description

This final lecture looks briefly at how Old English has been reused by modern writers, but specifically at how the Anglo-Saxons have been portrayed on film, and what film studies can do to help us enjoy Old English poetry.

Subjects

old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | film | genre | ukoer | old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | film | genre

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Old English Prose

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Topics include the first attempts at prose in the English language, 'short stories', historical texts, legal documents, as well as such writers as Alfred the Great, and Aelfric of Eynsham.

Subjects

old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | ukoer | old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon

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Old English Poetry

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Topics include how Old English poetry works, what the major poems are and how they were performed; what links we can draw with modern poetry and music; basic metrics and devices used for effect, and more.

Subjects

old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | poetry | ukoer | old english | runes | middle earth | medieval | anglo-saxon | poetry

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