cropped-new.header.jpgThe Program in Medieval Studies at the University of Virginia provides an interdisciplinary and transhistorical network for the study, teaching, and learning of premodern world civilizations, from the first centuries of the Common Era through the fifteenth century.  Combining a major in Medieval Studies with extensive graduate and undergraduate course offerings in numerous fields, from Old French and medieval Latin language and paleography to Arabic philosophy in the Islamic world, from the writings of the patristic fathers of the Catholic Church to Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, from the Europe of Charlemagne to the Japan of Yorimoto, Virginia’s Medieval Studies Program conceives the medieval world from a truly global perspective.  

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