History

The history of the world from Charlemagne onwards.

History

The Founding of the Crusader States, 1099-1124

The Founding of the Crusader States, 1099-1124

In this course, Dr Nicholas Morton (Nottingham Trent University) explores the foundation of the Crusader states in the decades following the First Crusade. In the first module, we think about some of the impacts of the First Crusade – the...

Dr Nicholas Morton

Nottingham Trent University

History

The First Crusade, 1095-99

The First Crusade, 1095-99

In this course, Dr Nicholas Morton (Nottingham Trent University) explores the First Crusade, a massive military campaign in the Near East which ended with the Crusaders' capture of Jerusalem in 1099. The course begins by considering the nature of the...

Dr Nicholas Morton

Nottingham Trent University

History

Anglo-Saxon England and the Norman Conquest, 878-1066

Anglo-Saxon England and the Norman Conquest, 878-1066

In this course, Dr Benjamin Pohl (University of Bristol) explores Anglo-Saxon England and the Norman Conquest. The course begins by considering where the Normans came from, focusing in particular on the Viking raids of the ninth and tenth centuries AD,...

Dr Benjamin Pohl

Bristol University

History

The Rise of Islam, c. 650-750

The Rise of Islam, c. 650-750

In this course, Dr Amira Bennison (University of Cambridge) explores the rise and spread of Islam. The course begins by considering the situation in the Arabian Peninsula before the rise of Islam—focusing in particular on the extent to which the...

Dr Amira Bennison

Cambridge University

History

Charlemagne and the Carolingian Empire, 768-814

Charlemagne and the Carolingian Empire, 768-814

In the course, Professor Rosamond McKitterick (University of Cambridge) explores the rule of Charlemagne and the Carolingian Empire. The course begins by considering the sources available for historians of the period—including Charlemagne’s letters and charters, but also contemporary accounts of...

Prof. Rosamond McKitterick

Cambridge University