HIST 4761

HIST 4761

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The people who invaded the isle of Britain after the withdrawal of Roman government in the early fifth century, and who dominated it until the establishment of Norman rule in the late eleventh century, are responsible for some of the best-known and most enduring legacies of the Middle Ages: Beowulf and Bede's Ecclesiastical History, the archbishoprics of Canterbury and York, Alfred the Great and Æthelred the Unready. This course examines the Anglo-Saxons in their early-medieval context, focusing especially on the cooperation between history and its sister disciplines – archaeology, literary criticism, and others – that is so vital for shedding light on this distant, opaque era. 

When Offered Fall.

Breadth Requirement (HB)
Distribution Category (ALC-AS, HA-AS, HST-AS)
Course Subfield (HPE, HEU)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one seminar and one independent study. Combined with: HIST 6761MEDVL 4761MEDVL 6761

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18688 HIST 4761   SEM 101

    • R Uris Hall 254
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • Falk, O

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18689 HIST 4761   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies