Malta - The Middle of the World

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Malta - The Middle of the World

<p>Malta (and Gozzo) is the middle of the world in the “middle of the world”, the Mediterranean, and so has been seized by every Mediterranean power - Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, Knights of St John,

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Malta (and Gozzo) is the middle of the world in the “middle of the world”, the Mediterranean, and so has been seized by every Mediterranean power - Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, Knights of St John, French, British - each one adding a layer, so that Malta today is a rich mix of cultures. Join us to travel through time telling the amazing stories of what has happened in Malta, and the natural and built beauty that can be seen throughout the islands.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Introduction
  • Prehistory
  • Romans
  • Arabs
  • Middle Ages
  • French
  • British
  • World Wars
  • Independence


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Outline the patterns of events in Maltese history.
  2. Identify key locations in Malta.
  3. Evaluate how our views of Malta have been shaped by invaders, visitors, locals.
  4. Evaluate the economic, cultural, and environmental sustainability of past and contemporary Malta.
  5. Plan an itinerary of places to visit in Malta.
  6. Appreciate the beauty of the built and natural environment.
  7. Enjoy the drama of the historical changes.
  8. Value the contributions the Island has made to world history.
  9. Want to visit.