Prehistory of Estonia
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Course code
AIA6048.HT
old course code
AIA6048
Course title in Estonian
Eesti esiajalugu
Course title in English
Prehistory of Estonia
ECTS credits
6.0
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
lecturer of 2023/2024 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
An introductory course for wider range of students to present our earlier history.
Brief description of the course
An overview of Estonian prehistory from the first inhabitants to the conquest in the 13th century. Prehistory will be considered by periods, concentrating on changes through time and the development of the society. An overview of different artefacts and their types characteristic to different periods, changes in agriculture, society and ideology will be provided. Also the history of Estonian archaeology and the development of theoretical thought and ways of consideration in last 200 years will be presented, archaeological interpretations and their connections to politics. Although the course includes Estonian prehistory as a whole, the main stress will be on the last periods of it.

Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
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Teacher
Marika Mägi PhD, Krista Karro MA
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