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Medieval History

World history from the fall of Rome to the Renaissance



Jennifer Edmunson


Class size:

minimum 8, maximum 16


Additional fees:



Class time: (Meets once/week)

(Wed.-1) 8:45-10:05


Pre-requisites for class:



Graduation requirement:

1 credit world history

  • Course Description

While history doesn't repeat itself, it does rhyme and we can learn to see themes that cross across centuries and millennia and apply those to current world situations.


Some of the events covered include early Church history as well as the founding of Islam,  Africa, Europe and the Crusades, Asia, New Worlds explored, Renaissance and Reformation, and the Elizabethan era.

  • Required Books & Materials

Year 2 Medieval Companion 

available in ebook or hardcopy


(Instructor will send a 15% discount code for purchase.)

  • 2” 3 ring binder

  • Reinforced notebook paper

  • Writing utensils

  • Binder pocket dividers (4)

  • Map pencils or fine markers

  • Scissors

Contact the instructor if you have additional questions.
  • Classwork / Homework

Students will engage in presentation/lecture, learn note taking, class discussion, independent study, classical literature, memorization, and even food to use the past as a lens to understand our current world. Students will print homework assignments from our Google classroom to complete weekly assignments.   Each student will also keep a binder of all notes, maps, homework, timeline, handouts, for a final grade.

Approximate homework: 2 hours

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