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 archaeology of the Middle Ages

East Central Europe in the Middle Ages

The Empire and the barbarians

Medieval Paleography

Village and peasants in the Middle Ages

Conversion in the Middle Ages

Ethnicity in the Middle Ages

Economy and society in Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages

Introduction to Historiography

Undergraduate courses

Introduction to the medieval world

Western Medieval Civilization

Early Midde Ages

High Middle Ages

Medieval Archaeology

Byzantine History

Medieval Eastern Europe

Medieval Germany

Medieval England

Feudalism and medieval society

Medieval France

The History of Orthodox Christianity

History practicum: Love and marriage in the Middle Ages

Holy War in the Middle Ages


Medieval Spain

Medieval archaeology field practicum

Medieval Russia

History research seminar: Catastrophes in the Middle Ages

Current courses (Spring  2019)

Medieval Italy

The Viking experience

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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