Tutor: Katherine Cross (tutor for 2018-19) / Mary Garrison
Module type: Explorations
Module Code: HIS00017I
This module will introduce students to a range of topics related to important developments in the eighth and ninth centuries. Evidence ranging from the barbarian law codes and penitentials (which can seem bizarre), to the appealing and immediately accessible letters of Alcuin of York, to manuscript illustrations, will be adduced to illuminate three large areas of debate:
The seminar programme will likely deal with the following:
Group project work will deal with the following: Kingship, narrative and Royal Biography, Victory and Defeat, Life at Court.
For more information, please visit the module catalogue.