Mediterranean Culture and History

Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Mediterranean Culture and History

  • Host University

    Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona

  • Location

    Barcelona, Spain

  • Area of Study

    History, International Studies, Spanish Culture

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

    45
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    INTRODUCTION:

    This course wants to offers a wide introduction to the History of the Mediterranean Basin since the emergence of civilization to the present day situation studying the most important changes in the political and social scenario. At the same time, students will study the development of the most important cultures of the Mediterranean ―Ancient Greece, Rome, the Renaissance― and also the most important Mediterranean religions ―the polytheist, the henotheist and the monotheist.

    At the end of the semester students will be able to deal with documents and events of the major civilizations that shaped the Mediterranean as well as the World since the Neolithic Revolution.