HIST 012. Chivalric Society: Knights, Ladies, and Peasants

Around the year 1000, a new nobility emerged to dominate Europe until the Industrial Revolution and in many regions even later. The course will explore the nature of what some now call "The Feudal Revolution" and its consequences through topics such as the Peace of God, the Crusades, Chivalry, predatory kinship, seigneurialism, and the invention of romantic love and courtly sophistication.
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Eligible for MDST
Spring 2019. Bensch.
Catalog chapter: History  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/history

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