Dr. Bryan Givens

About Dr. Bryan Givens

Bryan is an associate professor of History at Pepperdine University.

Exterior of the Church of Santa Maria de Belém (photo: Daniel VILLAFRUELA, CC By-SA 3.0)
For almost two hundred years, the Avis dynasty ruled Portugal and helped drive its transition from a small agricultural kingdom on the periphery of Christendom to a pioneer in global exploration, colonization, and trade.

The Rise and Fall of the Avis ...