Course Description: The prehistory of Europe from the arrival of the first humans until the end of the Viking Age, focusing on Neanderthal and modern human interactions, the ritual systems of Paleolithic cave painters, the Atlantic societies that built megalithic monuments, the beginnings of agriculture, the Mycenaean culture, Northern European “barbarians” who terrorized Rome, trade, metallurgy, early states, writing, religion, and women in ancient societies. Prerequisite: 01:070:105.
Meets Core Curriculum Requirement: WCR or WCD, ITR
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01:070:207 Prehistoric Archaeology of Europe