This is our catalog of courses. We will occasionally adjust the course listing to reflect the addition of new courses and the retirement of others.
Join this in-depth study of the High Middle Ages and medieval civilization’s politics, ideology, art, and literature during 8th through 13th centuries. (If you have younger students, this course fits perfectly with the Homeschool Connections Grade School Unit Study Program for grades 3-6.)
“The City of God: the High Middle Ages” is the continuation of “Age of Faith.” This course will give students an extremely in-depth study of the full flowering of medieval civilization during the period known as the High Middle Ages. Our class will study the politics, ideology, art, and literature of medieval Europe from the 8th-13th centuries.
Week 1: Survey of 8th Century Europe
Week 2: The Glory of Charlemagne
Week 3: The Fury of the Northmen
Week 4: Alfred the Great
Week 5: The Normans and Feudalism
Week 6: Norman England
Week 7: The Holy Roman Empire
Week 8: The Investiture Controversy
Week 9: Gothic Architecture
Week 10: Medieval Literature
Week 11: The Crusading Movement
Week 12: The Consolidation of France
Week 13: Papal Supremacy
Course Materials: All course materials provided free by the instructor.
Homework: Homework will consist of readings and automated online quizzes. Estimated homework commitment per week is 2 hours.