The Viking Age

MEDREN 305S

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. Instructor: Norberg. One course

Notes
Instructor: Norberg, TUTH 10:05-11:20, Course Study Area: History, Language & Literature
Viking Age

Crosslisting Numbers: 

German 261S
History 256S

Curriculum Codes: 

ALP, CCI, EI

Course Study Areas: 

History, Language and Literature, Featured Course