Faculty of Arts


HISTORY 254

Barbarians: Antiquity to Vikings


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for HISTORY 254.

Description

Examines barbarians in Europe from antiquity to the early Middle Ages. Considers the origins and function of the concept of the barbarian and modern approaches to writing their history, including archaeology. Texts to be studied include Tacitus, Gregory of Tours, Bede and the Icelandic Sagas.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Lisa Bailey

Points

HISTORY 254: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage I in History and 30 points passed

Restrictions

HISTORY 354


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