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The Powerful History of Southwest France

Course number : 19487   ID : 89351    Class Section : Spring 1
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Southwest France has witnessed marvels and horrors. Marvels: 20,000 years ago it hosted Paleolithic artists making their exquisite cave paintings. Greeks and Romans left their cultural signs. Carcassonne is the walled medieval town perhaps saved by a Saracen woman against Charlemagne’s siege. Black Madonna statues and Magdalene legends exist in Languedoc. Horrors: in the 1200s, the Cathars were genocide victims during a Catholic crusade led by the French king and Pope Innocent III. During the Spanish civil war, thousands of refugees fled over the Pyrenees. In the 1940s, Languedoc partisans resisted Nazi occupation by all possible means. Let’s determine if the marvels outweigh the horrors.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Tue

CE South Building

Maya Sutton, Ph.D. 



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Registration Closes On
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/14/2020 - 4/14/2020 Weekly - Tue 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Albuquerque, CE South Building  Map, Room: 107 Maya Sutton, Ph.D.