Photo of Acropolis by Viton, Flickr


Professor Curta’s teaching interests include early medieval European history, Byzantium, ethnicity in the Middle Ages, late antique economic and social history, and medieval archaeology.

Graduate courses

The Empire and the barbarians

Economy and society in Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages

Conversion in the Middle Ages

Ethnicity in the Middle Ages

Village and peasants in the Middle Ages

 The archaeology of the Middle Ages

East Central Europe in the Middle Ages

Introduction to Historiography

Undergraduate courses

Western Medieval Civilization

Introduction to the medieval world

Early Midde Ages

High Middle Ages

Byzantine History

Medieval Eastern Europe

The Viking experience

Medieval Germany

Medieval Archaeology

Medieval Italy

Feudalism and medieval society

The History of Orthodox Christianity

Holy War in the Middle Ages

Catastrophes in the Middle Ages

Medieval archaeology field practicum

Medieval Spain

Medieval Russia

Current courses (Fall 2015)

Medieval Paleography

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Department of History

Florin Curta

202 Flint Hall
P.O. Box 117320
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-7320
phone (352) 273-3367