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HISEP2 Shaping of the European North 4 ECTS
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Nordic Perspective on European History

Learning outcomes

The unit aims at giving the basic information on the historical roots of the cultures and societies in Northern Europe and the Baltic Region between c. 800 - 1500 AD.


The unit explores the expansion of the Christian culture sphere to the North, the competition between the western and eastern churches, and the influence of the Vikings and the Hanse.

Teaching language


Modes of study


Numeric 1-5.

Further information

Course material for book examinations and/or as written assignments:

Sawyer, Birgit & Sawyer Peter, Medieval Scandinavia (1993); Sawyer, Peter, Kings and Vikings. Scandinavia and Europe AD 700—1100 (1982).

Belongs to following study modules

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Nordic Perspective on European History (Nordic Perspective on European History)
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School of Social Sciences and Humanities