About the course
A survey of medieval European literature and history through key books from that age. Books covered:
- Benedict's Rule
- Gregory's Dialogues
- Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the English People
- Einhard's Life of Charlemagne
- Asser's Life of Alfred
- Anselm's Cur Deus Homo
- Monmouth's History of the Kings of Britain
- Villehardouin's The Fourth Crusade
- Joinville's Life of Louix IX
- Aquinas's Compendium
- Dante's Divine Comedy
It is required that the student purchase and watch the video series "Old Western Culture: Christendom" from Roman Roads Media along with this class but they are not required to do all of the readings for that series, just gain the background given in the lectures. Most of the reading materials listed above will be included with the purchase of the video series. Roman Roads Media provides Kepler students with a 25% discount on all OWC Materials. See the Link below for details.
The student should have already studied Greek and Roman literature and history before taking this class.