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This course examines the history of Western Civilization from ancient times to about 1400. It covers the development of Greek, Roman, Medieval, and early modern civilizations including Africa and Asia. Topics include the first world religions, the first cities, the origins of democracy and many other crucial beginnings. While the focus shifts from country to country, the subject always remains the same: the rise of the West from a global perspective.