The Archaelogy of Early Medieval Ireland

Maynooth University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    The Archaelogy of Early Medieval Ireland

  • Host University

    Maynooth University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Anthropology, Archaeology, Celtic Studies, Environmental Studies, History, Irish Culture, Religion

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Archaeological evidence for secular settlement and social systems, the development of the early Church and monastic sites, the emergence of late ?Celtic? artistic traditions and the wider European, including Anglo-Saxon, Carolingian and Viking, influences that contributed to this rich period of Irish society is introduced and examined in detail. The contribution of new archaeological discoveries are assessed in the wider context of interdisciplinary studies, including history and environmental research.

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