Seminar in Scandinavian History
Course code
AIG6312.HT
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Põhjamaade ajaloo seminar
Course title in English
Seminar in Scandinavian History
ECTS credits
6.0
approximate amount of contact lessons
28
Teaching semester
autumn
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2019/2020  Autumn semester
Kersti Markus (eesti keel) tavaline kursus
lecturer of 2019/2020  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To provide the students an understanding of the different layers of the Scandinavian influences in Estonia from the perspective of the written, visual and archaeological sources.
Brief description of the course
During the course different periods of the Estonian history will be discussed: the Viking area, the Danish and Swedish periods. Special attention is being devoted to political and social problems, cultural contacts, art and architecture. The course is being conducted by different lectures.
Independent work
Preparing the materials uploaded into Moodle for each session.
Presenting a short interpretation of one visual or archeological object, or a problem concerning the Scandinavian history.
Preparing a short oral presentation about a particular topic chosen with the help of the teacher.
Learning outcomes in the course
The student is able to analyse the connections between Scandinavia and Estonia under the Danish and Swedish rule, and to estimate the value of the different kind of sources in the history writing.
Assessment methods
Active participation in seminars (30%); a short oral presentation and an essay about an individual topic (30%); a structured written exam (40%).
Teacher
Professor Kersti Markus
Study literature
Roesdahl, Else. 2007. Viikingite maailm : viikingid kodu- ja välismaal. Taani keelest tõlkinud Tiina Toomet. Tallinn.
Replacement literature
Valdav osa kirjandusest on skandinaavia keeltes:
Jensen, J. 2004. Danmarks Oldtid: Yngre Jernalder og Vikingetid 400–1050 e. Kr. Gyldendal, København.
P. Carelli, L. Hermanson & H. Sanders (eds.), Ett annat 1100-tal: Individ, kollektiv och kulturella mönster i medeltidens Danmark: 100–10. Centrum för Danmarksstudier 3. Makadam, Göteborg.
Gotlands bildstenar. Järnålderns gåtfulla budbärare. Gotländskt arkiv 2012.
Runstenar och kyrkor : en studie med utgångspunkt från runstenar som påträffats i kyrkomiljö i Uppland och Södermanland / Lars Wilson
Uppsala 1994.
David M Wilson. Vikingatidens konst. Signums svenska konsthistoria 2. Lund 1995.
Jets, I. Lahingu maod. Skandinaavia 9.-11. sajandi kunstistiilid Eesti arheoloogilistel leidudel. Doktoritöö. Tallinna ülikool, 2013.
Mägi, M. Rafala. Idateest ja Tallinna algusest. Tallinn: Argo 2015.
Markus, Kersti (2009). Mentaliteedimuutused Saaremaal muinasaja lõpul. Sõnasse püütud minevik in honorem Enn Tarvel (59 - 78). Argo
Meretagune maa. Rootsi aeg Eestis 1561-1710.
Kari Tarkiainen, Ülle Tarkiainen.Varrak, 2014.
Eesti ajalugu. III, Vene-Liivimaa sõjast Põhjasõjani. Tartu Ülikooli Ajaloo ja arheoloogia instituut, 2013
A. F. Upton. Charles XI and Swedish Absolutism, 1660-1697. Cambridge University Press 1998.
Robert I Forst. Põhjasõjad. Sõda, riik ja ühiskond Kirde-Euroopas 1558-1721. Tallinn 2005.