Academic Catalog

HIST445 EUROPEAN CULTURAL HISTORY I

Course Code: 2400445
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: History
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
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Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

This course highlights three fundamental elements of European identity and the incorporation of each of them into the consciousness of Europeanness, namely that of: Christianity, Renaissance (a re-definition of antiquity), and the Enlightenment (the rational man and post-industrial Europe. The focus of the course will remain on the period between the 15th and 18th centuries, situating the fundamentals of European culture in comparison to the other major cultural spheres of the world, with emphasis on the Middle East.