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The Early Middle Ages, 284–1000

A Yale University course in 22 lectures by Paul Freedman, covering the major political, social and religious history of Western Europe and the Middle East from the accession of Diocletian to the feudal transformation. Topics include the conversion of Europe to Christianity, the fall of the Roman Empire, monasticism, the rise of Islam, the Abbasid period, Charlemagne and the Carolingian renaissance, and the Viking and Hungarian invasions.

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Friday, September 14, 2012
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