Mediterranean Culture and History
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
Area of Study
History, International Studies, Spanish Culture
Taught In English
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
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.