ANTH 398

Life and Death in the Viking World

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

A detailed look at the nature and impact of the Viking expansion in the North Atlantic (including the British Isles, the Faroes, Iceland, Greenland and North America) in the period defined rather broadly from c. 800-1300 AD. The social and ecological consequences of migration are explored, drawing on a variety of sources including archaeological data, saga literature, and historical sources.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ANTH 398, ANTH 392 (if taken in the same topic).


Undergraduate course in Anthropology offered by the Department of Anthropology in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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