ASIAN 1116

ASIAN 1116

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The Huns are commonly known as invaders from Asia in the fourth century CE who dominated Eastern Europe and campaigned in Western Europe until defeated in the mid-sixth century. This tale is but one aspect of a larger story about Huns and other peoples in nearly every part of Eurasia who were affected by them. The content of this writing seminar will include written accounts of the Huns and of events in the history of the Huns and in the histories of the peoples affected by them, epic tales such as the "Nibelungenlied," geographic factors in their history, information about the life of Attila, the most famous leader of the Huns, and archaeological evidence.

When Offered Fall.

Satisfies Requirement First-Year Writing Seminar.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19486 ASIAN 1116   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
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