This writing-intensive seminar-style course will introduce historical methods and skills through the study of three medieval kings: Charlemagne, Emperor of the Franks; Otto I, Emperor of Germany; and Cnut the great, King of England, Norway, and Denmark. We will examine primary sources, conduct secondary research, and develop our own historical hypothesis about the significance of these kings and their reigns. Writing assignments will include source analyses, secondary critiques, and a final research project.
4 credits
Lower Division
The Capacities | Written Communication
The Interdisciplinary Clusters | The Medieval and Renaissance World
The Capacities | Historical Perspectives