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Age of Faith: Medieval History 313-732

Join this dynamic history course on the Middle Ages’ formative period. Learn how the Roman Empire morphed into the kingdoms of medieval Europe — and how the Catholic Church and saints helped shape culture. (If you have younger students, this course fits perfectly with the Homeschool Connections Grade School Unit Study Program for grades 3-6.)

Total classes: 12

Prerequisite: None, but “Life and Times of the Ancient Romans” for high school is recommended.

Suggested grade level: 9th to 12th

Suggested credit: 1 semester Medieval or World History. For a full year, follow with The City of God: The High Middle Ages 732-1217.


“Age of Faith” will focus on the formative period of the Middle Ages, from the Edict of Milan to the defeat of the Muslim armies at Tours. Students will learn how the Roman Empire morphed into the kingdoms of medieval Europe, how the Catholic Church helped shape the development of these kingdoms, and about the most prominent men, women, and saints who shaped the culture.


Week 1: The Christian Empire

Week 2: St. Augustine

Week 3: The Germanic States

Week 4: The Irish Missions

Week 5: Benedictine Moment

Week 6: The Merovingians

Week 7: Saxon England

Week 8: The Carolingians

Week 9: The Church in Germany

Week 10: Growth of the Papacy

Week 11: Mohammed

Week 12: The Muslim Eruption

Materials and Homework

Course Materials: Primary texts provided free online by the instructor.

Homework: Homework will consist of weekly readings and online quizzes (graded by the computer for immediate feedback), as well as occasional essay questions based on the readings. Estimated time commitment is 2-3 hours per week outside of class.

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