Art I: Medieval 500–1400, with Rick Steves

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A.D. 500: Rome shatters into a thousand kingdoms. See how Europe pieces itself back together: the castles of the Dark Ages, the grandeur of Romanesque churches, the soaring arches and stained glass of the Gothic style, and the rise of cities and trade that would bring the classical world’s “rebirth” in the Renaissance. Download the PDF handout for this class:

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