The Viking Age

GER 261S

"The history of Viking raiding, trading, exploration, and settlement, with attention to the socioeconomic structure, political organization, and naval technology of medieval Scandinavian societies. Focus on topics such as Norse mythology, ritual, and runes, Icelandic sagas, gender roles and social hierarchies in a warrior society, clan-based justice, and the collision between “heroic” values and the new Christian ethic. Taught in English."

 

The Viking Age

Crosslisting Numbers: 

MEDREN 205S
HIST 256S

Curriculum Codes: 

EI, CCI, ALP