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Europe from Antiquity to the Scientific Revolution

Image of a map of Europe from 1595 by Abraham Ortelius.
Europe, Abraham Ortelius. 1595

This course explores the history of Europe during antiquity, the middle ages, and early modernity. Subjects include: the legacy of ancient Rome and Greece; the creation of "Christendom"; the high scholastic culture of Medieval Europe; the rise of the modern state; religious warfare; the Renaissance; the Reformation; and the Scientific Revolution.


Department of History, Queen's University

49 Bader Lane, Watson Hall 212
Kingston ON K7L 3N6




Queen's University is situated on traditional Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe territory.