Faculty of Arts


HISTORY 354

Barbarians: Antiquity to Vikings


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 2012

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Lisa Bailey

Points

HISTORY 354: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage II in History or 15 points at Stage II in History and ARTHIST 225 or 150 points passed, including 15 points at Stage II in Ancient History or Classical Studies

Restrictions

HISTORY 254


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