The World before 1215
Lecture no. 1 from the course: Years that Changed History: 1215
Taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong | 34 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Begin your survey of this amazing year with some context. Europe in the 13th century was experiencing a period of climate warming, which led to a population boom as well as the expansion of urban centers and the growth of cities. Meanwhile, in Asia, the Mongols were finding their ages-old way of life threatened by these same changes.