John J. Contreni

Department Information

 
History // Emeriti Faculty

Office Information

  • Courses

  • Hist 103 Intro to the Medieval World

  • Specialization

  • European; Intellectual, religious, and political culture of the early medieval period (fifth to eleventh centuries) with special emphasis on the manuscripts, schools, and texts of Carolingian Europe

  • John J. Contreni received the Ph.D. degree in August 1971, from Michigan State University and joined Purdue's Department of History the following month. He teaches the introductory medieval history survey course and offers undergraduate courses on the World of Charlemagne, Medieval Culture, and Studies in Medieval History. Graduate seminars focus on late antiquity and the Carolingian age. His research explores the intellectual, religious, and political culture of the early medieval period (fifth to eleventh centuries) with special emphasis on the manuscripts, schools, and texts of Carolingian Europe.

    List of Publications

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