Academic Catalog

HIST417 RUSSIAN HISTORY I

Course Code: 2400417
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: History
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. AYE PAMR DETRCH
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

This course covers the history of Russia from its first settlement by Slavic tribes to the reign of Ivan V in the late 17th century. This course will examine the cultural and political development of Russia, as well as its relations with outside powers. In particular, it will look at the development of the Russian state, the influence of Byzantium on Russia, the impact of Mongol rule, and the gradual consolidation of power under the rule of Moscow.