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Britain After Rome: The Rise of the Anglo Saxons

In 410 AD the Roman Emperor Honorius told a delegation of pleading Britons that they had to look to their own defences against marauding Germanic tribes. The Romans had enough problems of their own. After almost 400 years of rule, Rome abandoned its once treasured province, Britannia. The history of Britain fell into a Dark Age for two centuries. This darkness is gradually being dispelled by new archaeological discoveries that are shining a light on this ‘dark age’ of the British... [More]

The Plantagenets

The Plantagenet family ruled England from 1154, when Henry II took the throne and ended the war between Stephen and Matilda, until 1485, when the infamous Richard III lost the battle (and the kingdom) to Henry Tudor, the future Henry VII. Come and learn all about this fascinating family; the scandals and the treachery; the intrigue and the betrayals; and of course the wars, at home and abroad. And there’s more: the cultural legacy of the Magna Carta, the Universities of Oxford and... [More]
$158 Limited inc GST / $142
The Plantagenets

<p>The Plantagenet family ruled England from 1154, when Henry II took the throne and ended the war between Stephen and Matilda, until 1485, when the infamous Richard III lost the battle (and the

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Treasures of the Medieval World

From illuminated manuscripts to tapestries, and from humble Romanesque architecture to the soaring gothic glories of the 14th century, the Medieval period represents an often overlooked period of artistic excellence. We examine many of the key formative aspects of medieval life, including social, cultural, literary, musical, and architectural legacies from Western Europe in the 5th to the 15th centuries and enjoy a day of rich beauty. SUGGESTED READING Medieval Europe: a short... [More]
$104 Limited inc GST / $94
Treasures of the Medieval World

<p>From illuminated manuscripts to tapestries, and from humble Romanesque architecture to the soaring gothic glories of the 14th century, the Medieval period represents an often overlooked period of

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The Hanseatic League: Powerhouse of the Medieval Baltic Sea

Dominating medieval Baltic maritime trade for four centuries the powerful Hanseatic League stretched from London in the West to Novgorod in the East. Essentially a commercial and defensive confederation of merchant guilds it also included many inland cities and towns interested in expanding and protecting their trading interests. Membership was fluid and ranged from full-fledged, to trading posts and communities. Enjoy four action packed weeks of medieval maritime and trading... [More]
$138 Limited inc GST / $124
The Hanseatic League: Powerhouse of the Medieval Baltic Sea

<p>Dominating medieval Baltic maritime trade for four centuries the powerful Hanseatic League stretched from London in the West to Novgorod in the East. Essentially a commercial and defensive

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King Arthur: Fact or Fiction?

The legend of King Arthur is the enduring myth of English literature. Drawing on written texts and archaeological evidence, we will uncover how much of this myth is based on fact and how much has developed through purely fictional accounts. Examine the development of the myth from its beginnings around 500AD, through the legend’s resurgence in medieval romance literature, and on to modern representations in books and films. NOTE: There will be a short break for morning tea and... [More]
$86 Limited inc GST / $77
King Arthur: Fact or Fiction?

<p>The legend of King Arthur is the enduring myth of English literature. Drawing on written texts and archaeological evidence, we will uncover how much of this myth is based on fact and how much has

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