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Celts & Vikings: How did they Mix? Live Online

Course number : 19445   ID : 89923    Class Section : Fall 1
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Celts and Vikings were adjacent geographically but worlds apart in values. Between 800 and 1150 CE, Norse people “went a-viking” all over Europe. In Old Norse, Vig meant battle - and the Scandinavian people from Norway, Sweden and Denmark explored, plundered, raided and traded for 350 years from the North to the Black Sea. With maps, photos, artifacts and revealing connections, investigate the impact of Vikings on the Celtic islands of Britain and Ireland. Did Celtic knotwork actually originate in Scandinavia? What about the medieval illustrated manuscripts including the Book of Kells? Does your surname end in –son? Are red-haired Irish people descended from that famous Viking, Eric the Red? Learn more about these two cultures' alphabets, magical systems, mythologies and zest for living.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Thu

CE Online

Maya Sutton, Ph.D. 



Please read:  Tuition remission eligible under Personal Enrichment. OLLI 2020 Membership Required to Register.



Registration Closes On
Thursday, August 20, 2020 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
8/20/2020 - 8/20/2020 Weekly - Thu 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Albuquerque, CE Online  Map, Room: Zoom C Maya Sutton, Ph.D.