Course Description

European History

HIEU 1501

Introductory Seminar in Pre-1700 European History

The Viking World
Fall 2016

This class is a seminar for first-year undergraduates intended to introduce them to the social, cultural and political history of the Viking World(c. AD 700-1250).  Drawing upon archaeological, anthropological and literary studies alongside historical scholarship, this class explores the ways in which "the silver seekers from the North" travelled, traded and transformed the world around them, and were in turn themselves transformed. 

Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
Nau Hall - South Lawn
Charlottesville, VA 22904


(434) 924-7147
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M-F 8am to 4:30pm
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