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Shedding Light on the Dark Ages: The World in 717
7:00 PM
Carroll College 101/102 Simperman Hall/Wiegand Amphitheatre
Description:
As the first in the series of Dr. Tom Clinch Memorial Lectures, an inter-disciplinarian panel of Carroll faculty will discuss the world in the early eighth century, in an era after the collapse of the Roman Empire called the "Dark Ages." Topics will include the siege of Constantinople of 717, the growing power of the Franks in the West, the preservation of learning in Anglo-Saxon England, transformations in the Islamic World, and the origins of the Iconoclastic Controversy in the Church. Panelists include:
Dr. Jeanette Fregulia, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of History
Dr. Jeremy Johnson, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations
Dr. Gerardo Rodriguez, Assistant Professor, Department of Theology
Dr. Ron Stottlemyer, Emeritus Professor, Department of Languages and Literature
This event is free and open to the public.
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Age Group: Adults
Venue: Carroll College 101/102 Simperman Hall/Wiegand Amphitheatre
Address: 1250 Learning Street Helena, MT 59601
Phone: 447-4300

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