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PAS 43395 The African Presence and Influence in European History and Culture

Course Name: PAS 43395 The African Presence and Influence in European History and Culture

Description: This course will focus on the African presence and contributions within European history; African Art and artifacts in major museums throughout Europe (British Museum, Louvre, National Archaeological Museum in Florence, etc.); and sculptures and buildings in Rome, Paris, and throughout Andalusia in Spain which are either African in origin, or influenced by African culture.  This includes Blacks who were: Popes in the Catholic Church (Victor I, Miltiades, Gelasius I); members of royal families (Charlotte Sophia, wife of King George III; Murat, King of Naples; John VI, King of Portugal; Alessandro Dei Medici, Duke of Florence, etc.); classical musicians and composers (Ludwig Van Beethoven, Joseph Haydn, etc.); poets and play writers (Alexander Pushkin, Alexander Dumas, Goethe, etc.); Egyptian obelisks, Muslim mosques and royal residences; Viking explorers (Thorhall, Thorstein, Halfdan); philosophers, scientists and scholars; etc.

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Prerequisites: None