An Overview of Anglo-Saxon History and Dress
Beatrix von Leipzig
Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The class will be broken down into two parts. Part one will be an overview of Anglo-Saxon history from the end of the Roman Period( 3rd Century) through the Norman invasion of 1066. Information will be based on primary sources including Gildas, Bede, and The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. Part two will be an explaination of basic Anglo-Saxon Dress which will describe the difference between Pagan period dress, and regional variations after the 7th century. Information will be based primarily on Secondary sources, such as Gail Crocker's Dress in Anglo Saxon England and lectures by Corinne Duhig, Professor of Archeology at Cambridge University, UK.