This course explores the history and culture of early medieval England, from c.500 through the eleventh century-an era traditionally known as the Anglo-Saxon period. Themes may include invasion and conquest; kingship and government; art, archaeology, and manuscript production; Old English language and literature; and religious history, notably the development of Christian practices and institutions in the British Isles. The course will be structured around student discussion, research, and writing. (Offered every other year.)
4 credits
Upper Division
The Capacities | Written Communication
The Capacities | Historical Perspectives