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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/30/11 Katie Back & Sara Fong Htm 0324 Summer 2011 r3 Scandinavia 9/30/11 Outline 1- Introduce 5 Scandinavian nations 2-History and Background 3-Climate 4- Staples 5- Customs 6- Specialties Impact on United States 7- Cultural Expedition 9/30/11 Five Nations • Sweden- (Stockholm) • Norway- (Oslo) • Denmark- (Copenhagen) • Finland- (Helsinki) • Iceland- (Reykjavik) 9/30/11 History and Background The Nordic Bronze Age (3200-600 BCE) Trade  Wool, wood, Central European Bronze & Gold  No written language  Petroglyphs > • Roman Iron Age (1st- 4th century) • Roman imports from integrated Germanic tribes o 1st Written Language (3rd & 4th century) o Runes • From Germanic tribes in the North o Coins, vessels (ships), bronze images, glass beakers, enameled buckles, weapons, etc. o More common: Gold & Silver (5th & 6th c.) o Spoils from raids of Roman Empire o Germanic paganism (Iron Age [5 c.] to 9/30/11 More History Germanic Iron Age (4th-8th century) aka. Migration Period Roman Empire Falls Abundance of gold  Scabbard mountings  Bracteates: Jewelry • The Age of the Vikings (8th-11th century) • Raids Ø Wine Ø Myths & Sagas • Invaded & settled Ø Scotland Ø England Ø Greenland Ø Iceland Ø Ireland Ø Livonia Ø Normandy Ø Sicily 9/30/11 History part 3 The Age of the Vikings (8th-11th century) Invaded & settled  Dublin founded in Ireland Beliefs (Norse Religion)  Connected to Norse mythology  Emphasis on battle, honor & the idea of Valhalla Valhalla is their version of Heaven where the fallen warriors are with the gods  Conversion to Christianity (995 AD-1030 AD) Ended Viking era & aided in the absorption of Viking 9/30/11 History 4 The Black Death (1349 [14th c.]) aka. Bubonic Plague 50 %...
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2011 for the course HM 324 taught by Professor Food during the Spring '09 term at S.F. State.

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